Sharon Kay Clausen, the daughter of William and Alava Dorsey, was born November 29, 1939, in Estherville, IA. Sharon received her teaching degree at Iowa Teachers College in Cedar Falls, IA; she then received her Master’s and graduated from Buena Vista College in Storm Lake, IA. Sharon taught 2nd grade in Kingsley, and when Sharon and Larry moved to Spencer,
On June 17, 1961, Sharon was united in marriage to Larry Dean Clausen in Swea City, IA. Following their marriage, they lived in Marshalltown until moving to Spencer where they have resided. To this union, three children were born: Greg, Gary and Gayle.
She is survived by her husband, Larry; two sons: Greg (Danielle) and Gary; her daughter, Gayle (
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