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Obituary: June Shurtliff Clausen

June Shurtliff Clausen

1909 ~ 2007

Our beloved mother and grandmother June, 98, passed away peacefully, surrounded by her loving family on Friday, October 19, 2007 of natural causes.June was born August 26, 1909 to John Warren Shurtliff, D.D.S. and Lillian Anderson Shurtliff in Ogden, UT. She attended the University of Utah where she graduated with a Bachelors degree in Elementary

Education and minored in Art in 1931. She taught second grade and kindergarten for a few years. Shortly after, she met her husband Fred W. Clausen, M.D. They were married in Chicago, IL on June 13, 1936. She enjoyed living in several other Eastern cities while Fred finished his medical degree. Her favorites were New York City and Boston. June was very artistic and loved to sew and paint in oils and watercolors. She created birthday cards for her family with her trademark clowns. June was a loving mother and grandmother who was fortunate to have known and loved her three great-grandsons, Kindrick and Aiden Tipping, and Jonathan Baese.

June is survived by her two children Jon F. Clausen and Roxanne (Richard) Baese; grandchildren Amanda (Greyson) Tipping, Sean Michael Clausen, David (Melissa) Baese, and Kristine (Josh) Helbling.

Interment: Wasatch Lawn Memorial Park 3401 Highland Drive, SLC, UT. Services will be private.