Clara Thomsen Obituary

Clara Verniece Thomsen
Clara Verniece Thomsen
Clara Verniece Thomsen

October 25, 2005
Resided in Clive, IA
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C. Verniece Thomsen, 97, passed away peacefully, October 25, 2005 at Silvercrest at the Woodlands, Clive, IA. A vigil service will be held at Dunn’s Funeral Home at 5 p.m. on Friday, October 28. The family will welcome visitors between 4 and 6 p.m. A funeral mass will be held at St. Augustin Church on Saturday, October 29, at 10 a.m. Interment will be at St. Ambrose Woodland Cemetery immediately following.

Mrs. Thomsen was a lifelong resident of Des Moines and attended St. Joseph Academy and Drake University. She pursued a secretarial career and was legal secretary for the Iowa Attorney General, Polk County Attorney and clerk for senators and representatives in the Iowa State Legislature. She was also a secretary at the Iowa State Conservation Commission. She was member of St. Augustin parish and belonged to the Alter and Rosary Society.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 51 years, Thomas Charles "Chuck" Thomsen. She is survived by her sons, Thomas and wife Suki Thomsen, Stillwater, MN, and Denny Thomsen, Tulsa, OK; and daughter, Sue Thomsen, West Des Moines, IA; grandchildren, Mary Ellen (John) Blichmann, Tina (Matt) Styer and Major Thomas Thomsen, USAF; and five great granddaughters.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Augustin Catholic Church.





Dunn's Funeral Home
2121 Grand Avenue
Des Moines, IA US 50312
Friday, October 28, 2005
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
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St. Augustin's Catholic Church
545 42nd Street
Des Moines, IA US 50312
Saturday, October 29, 2005
10:00 AM
St. Ambrose Catholic Cemetery
Des Moines, IA
Saturday, October 29, 2005


St. Augustin Catholic Church
545 42nd Street
Des Moines, IA US 50312