On Wednesday, December 29, 2021, the Clausen family (Mount Prospect. IL) unexpectedly lost their loving patriarch, while wintering in Estero, Florida.
Roger was born on April 9, 1942 in Chicago, Illinois. He was the only child of Henry and Viola Clausen. Roger graduated from Niles High School class of 1960. He proceeded to further pursue an education at Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois with an emphasis in medicine. He withdrew after a year and a half to enlist in the Marine Corps. Upon the honorable discharge, he returned to Northwestern University and graduated with his business administration degree.
Roger’s professional career began at Price Waterhouse where he met his wife, Doris Jean Hawk. After Price Waterhouse, his career continued at Hart, Schaffner & Marx and concluded with a 25-year career at Walgreen’s as the Chief Financial Executive Officer where he retired in 2005.
Roger is survived by his wife, Doris Jean Clausen of 54 years along with his three children, daughter Kimberly (Brian) Alman of Bettendorf, Iowa, son, Kyle (Kristin) Clausen of Lake Zurich, Illinois, son, Kurt Clausen of Volo, Illinois and his seven grandchildren, Brianne, Brooklyn, Brent, Gavin, Connor, Tyler, and Dylan.
Roger was proceeded in death by his parents, Henry and Viola Clausen.
Visitation for Roger will be Saturday, January 22, 2022 from 12PM-2PM with a 2PM Funeral Service at McMurrough Funeral Chapel, 101 Park Pl., Libertyville, IL, 60048. Interment to follow at Ascension Catholic Cemetery, 1920 Buckley Rd. Libertyville, IL, 60048.
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In lieu of flowers, send memorials to Wounded Warrior Project 4899 Belfort Road, Suite 300 Jacksonville, Florida 32256, Alzheimer's Association 225 North Michigan Avenue, Floor 17 Chicago, Illinois 60601, and Moravia Fire Department and City Hall 112 South William Street, Moravia, Iowa 52571.