Clausie B. Friend, 98, died peacefully at her home, December 20, 2011. She was born in Teaney County, MO December 10, 1913. She moved to Klamath Falls in the 1930's, with her husband Clarence Friend, who preceded her in death in 1980. She remained in Klamath Falls until 2001 at which time she moved to Sutherlin, OR. to be near her son. She was a homemaker and always said she missed shoveling snow when she moved from Klamath Falls.
She is survived by her son, Louis Blaine Friend and wife Jeri of Sutherlin, ORdaughter, Sharon Wesley and husband Don of Puyallup, WA, a sister, Audrey Fisher of MO, niece, Iris Hollenbeak of Grants Pass, OR, 5 grandchildren, 2 step-grandchildren, 7 great grandchildren, 4 step great grandchildren, numerous other nephews, nieces, and cousins. Her very special bible study sisters, Wilma, Helen, and LaNea.
She was preceded in death by her husband, 4 brothers and 3 sisters.
Funeral services will be held December 29, 2011 at 11:00 AM at The Father's House, 378 E Second Avenue, Sutherlin, OR with private interment at Eternal Hill Memorial Gardens at a later date.