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Carol June (DeWerff) Clawson

August 28, 1937 ~ May 3, 2017 (age 79)

The Piano Brothers

Carol June Clawson, 79, passed away in Ellinwood, KS on May 3rd, 2017. She was born in Great Bend, KS on August 28th, 1937 to Harold E. & Ruth R. (Koch) DeWerff.  Mrs. Clawson was a lifetime Ellinwood resident where she worked as secretary for Langfeld Dirt Service until she retired. She married Larry Clawson on March 25, 1956 at the First Baptist Church. He died October 4th, 2009. Carol was a member of the Immanuel United Church of Christ, UCC Altar Guild, and Women’s Fellowship. She enjoyed golfing as well as being known as an excellent cook and rarely missed a chance to support her children and grandchildren at sporting events and concerts.    
Survivors include sons, Kirk (Barbara) Clawson, Kyle (Lori) Clawson, Kraig (Sloan) Clawson and daughter, Jodi (Jon) Prescott, all from Ellinwood, KS; brothers, Dallas (Cinda) DeWerff, Kingston, OK, Dale (Karen) DeWerff, Augusta, KS; and a sister-in-law, Mary Katheryn (Pug) & (Jack) Barrow, Ellinwood, KS. Other survivors include 10 grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren.   
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Larry Clawson; brothers, Floyd DeWerff, Dennis DeWerff, Lloyd DeWerff; son-in-law, Steve Whelan; and grandson, Caleb Clawson.    
Funeral Service will be 10:30 AM, Saturday May 6th at Immanuel United Church of Christ in Ellinwood with Reverend Dale DeWerff officiating. Burial will follow at Lakin-Comanche District Cemetery. Visitation will be Friday May 5th from 2-7 pm with family present from 6-7 at Minnis Chapel in Ellinwood. Memorials are suggested to AWANA’s of  First Baptist Church, Ellinwood EMS, or the Immanuel United Church of Christ in care of Minnis Chapel, PO Box 246, Ellinwood, KS 67526. Condolences may be left at 


 Service Information

May 5, 2017

2:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Minnis Chapel Inc.
113 North Main
Ellinwood, KS 67526

Funeral Service
May 6, 2017

10:30 AM
Immanual United Church of Christ

Ellinwood, Ks 67526

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