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Vilma Burgess
B: 1929-07-08
D: 2017-04-27
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Burgess, Vilma
Ruth Stratton
B: 1939-10-06
D: 2017-04-25
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Stratton, Ruth
James Hookanson
B: 1945-03-20
D: 2017-04-24
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Hookanson, James
Dale Holmes
B: 1938-10-18
D: 2017-04-24
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Holmes, Dale
Joanne Jones
B: 1951-11-13
D: 2017-04-24
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Jones, Joanne
Simonne Frechette
B: 1929-03-29
D: 2017-04-23
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Frechette, Simonne
Marian Trebil
B: 1923-04-20
D: 2017-04-23
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Trebil, Marian
Eugene Saathoff
B: 1934-04-10
D: 2017-04-22
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Saathoff, Eugene
Edwin Krummenacher
B: 1927-10-21
D: 2017-04-22
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Krummenacher, Edwin
Juan Almazan
B: 1950-12-30
D: 2017-04-22
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Almazan, Juan
Rosalie Hyatt
B: 1930-12-06
D: 2017-04-21
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Hyatt, Rosalie
Beverly Malone
B: 1925-08-28
D: 2017-04-20
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Malone, Beverly
Manuel Demetre
B: 1932-07-21
D: 2017-04-20
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Demetre, Manuel
Richard Bareman
B: 1949-10-12
D: 2017-04-18
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Bareman, Richard
Billy Noble
B: 1924-08-31
D: 2017-04-17
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Noble, Billy
Lillian Glaze
B: 1923-07-25
D: 2017-04-16
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Glaze, Lillian
Myrtle Wells
B: 1929-12-11
D: 2017-04-15
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Wells, Myrtle
Thomas Claus
B: 1923-03-07
D: 2017-04-15
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Claus, Thomas
Mary Lou Tussey
B: 1931-07-22
D: 2017-04-14
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Tussey, Mary Lou
Carolyn Harris
B: 1937-03-31
D: 2017-04-13
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Harris, Carolyn
Alma Johnson
B: 1929-11-26
D: 2017-04-12
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Johnson, Alma

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Condolence From: Mark
Condolence: A hard working man, and a good example of what it means to be a good man, and a good neighbor. It is 38 years since I left Ferney St. In the woof and weave of my memories will always live Mr. Claus, with his engaging humor, and practical knowledge, which he shared generously with me. I’m very appreciative of his example of a life lived through hard work, faith, and overcoming life’s obstacles. He has left behind fond memories.

With sympathy, and warmest regards,

Mark E. Cacamis
Sunday April 30, 2017
Condolence From: Anne
Condolence: I'll always remember Tom's humor and his gentle manner. He doted on my son when we visited CA, walking him in the yard and over the bridge and buying him a railroad cap for the visit to the train yard. I'm comforted by the fact he is back with his beloved Irene and that he and my mom Judy can sit around and laugh together again.
Saturday April 29, 2017
Condolence From: George Ferguson
Condolence: I have so many wonderful memories of Tom that I will always carry with me. I will miss him calling me "meat head" after his favorite show, All in the Family.

He and I spent a lot of weekends working on the house putting in a 40 foot wood bridge, brick patio, landscaping, etc. I never knew he did not like me "speed" driving until one weekend, coming back with a load of bricks, as I neared the freeway exit Tom calmly looked over at me and said "George, lower the flaps" as if I were flying a jet.

He had a wonderful sense of humor and was always making fun of Cindy and I. Try as I might, I could never equal his sense of humor.

I was never able to discuss my work with him until the last few years. My previous jobs he did not understand, but my working with Utility companies, now that he knew. We would discuss my various jobs. I finally felt like I had made my "father" proud. Yes, I thought of him as a father and always will.

We will miss you but never forget all the wonderful times.

Rest in Peace!

Love you, George
Saturday April 29, 2017
Condolence From: Bob Claus
Condolence: Cindy and George I'm so sorry, we will all miss Uncle Tom
Alway the comedian, I will miss his wit.
Tom was dedicated to his family, his religion,his friends, his job and his trains. Right now they have a full table in heaven, as they did in the house in New Hyde Park. And Grandpa is there getting ready to say "Let's make a break Ag."
Saturday April 29, 2017
Condolence From: Pat Claus Umland
Condolence: What can I say about my Uncle Tom... everyone loved him. Whenever Aunt Irene and Uncle Tom visited during our childhood you knew it would always be a fun time. I remember one time when I was very little he took me to ride a horse. Not old enough to ride the horse myself he walked along with me. This is such a special memory. I remember his visit to New York after Aunt Irene died... he cried because he missed her so much. He was such a loving man. I am sure all of the Claus' are once again sitting at the table with Grandma and Grandpa like we did so many Sundays.
Uncle Tom may you rest in peace... love you and miss you!!!
Thursday April 27, 2017
Condolence From: Mary Haviland
Condolence: Dear Tom’s Family
I am sorry to learn of Tom’s passing. My deepest condolences to all of you. He was a special person and I feel very lucky to have met him. Thank you for sharing him with me. I enjoyed hearing about his train adventures. Hey! He still owes me a private ride in the train. I will remind him of this, when I see him in heaven!
With lots of love
Mary H
Monday April 24, 2017
Condolence From: Joan Claus-Bram
Condolence: Dear Cindy & George,
I'm so sorry your loss... I do unfortunately know the pain that comes from loosing a Dad.
I enjoyed reading your memorial, it was a beautiful tribute.
Uncle Tom was also my Godfather who I loved dearly. He and Aunt Irene always brought laughter to any room. Years ago, they would come over to Mom & Dad's house every Wednesday and Mickey our beautician would do the ladies hair. Uncle Tom called her the "Miracle worker". It was always a fun night.
I miss your Mom and will miss your Dad, they were truly amazing family.
You are in the thoughts and prayers, God bless... Love you 💔
Monday April 24, 2017
Condolence From: Jenaie Franke
Condolence: Cindy & George
Rob and I are very sorry for the loss of your father and wanted to send our deepest condolences. Losing a father
is not easy under any circumstance, We pray you will
have peace and strength in the days to come. Thank you
for sharing memories and continue to keep those part of
our many visits and phone conversations. God Bless
You and know you are in our hearts and prayers.
Love and Hugs
Jenaie & Rob
Saturday April 22, 2017
Condolence From: Adlin deCardi
Condolence: Dear Cindy and George,
What a wonderful and loving tribute you wrote about your father! May he Rest In Peace as he now lives in eternity with our loving Heavenly Father.
God's peace be with you, mi hermana.
Love and prayers and my deepest condolences
Adlin
Saturday April 22, 2017
Condolence From: Carol Claus
Condolence: Dear Cindy and George, I will miss my Uncle Tom, perhaps the funniest prankster of all the Claus brothers. Always joking, even with the children, he was kind and loving and will be greatly missed. I’m very happy we got to see him during our visit to California. We shared stories and jokes, of course, and it was like old times when we visited more often. As a child when we visited Uncle Tom and Aunt Irene I could always count on spending time in the basement playing with cousin Cindy’s Chatty Cathy doll while we were there. When I was first married and bought a house, they gave us their old basement couch to start out with. They were both very generous and brought much love and laughter wherever they went. I will miss them both. My deepest condolences.
Love, Carol
Saturday April 22, 2017
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