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July 10, 1923 – Tuesday, March 6, 2018

Service Information
Holy Trinity Catholic Church-Winsted, MN
Monday, March 12, 2018
11:00 A.M.

Visitation Information
Monday, March 12, 2018
One hour prior to Mass

Clarence Paul Laxen, age 94, of Winsted passed away on Tuesday, March 6, 2018 at St. Mary’s Care Center.

He was born on July 10, 1923 in Winsted the son of Bernard & Helena (Quast) Laxen.

On July 5, 1944, Clarence P. Laxen and Lidwina A. Fiecke were joined in holy marriage at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Winsted. God blessed their marriage with four daughters.

Clarence was employed as a steamfitter at Sterner Industries in Winsted. He had a strong work ethic and a great sense of humor. Teasing his daughters and grandchildren was a favorite past time. Clarence and Lidwina spent ten winters in South Texas. They loved to travel and especially enjoyed spending time with their lifelong friends.

Clarence was a lifelong, faithful member of Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Winsted.

Survived by his loving wife: Lidwina Laxen; daughters: Diane (Raymond) Green of Port Angeles, Washington, Jane (Chuck) Rathmanner of Englewood, Florida, Renee (Greg P. Lynch) Laxen of Tustin, California and Susan (Dennis) Zwaschka of Bloomington; six grandchildren: Scott Hesse, Laura Campbell, Matt Campbell, Christopher Quast, Tiffany Sheesley and Alex Zwaschka; five great grandchildren; a sister: Hermina Zuk of Moose Lake; other relatives and friends.

Preceded in death by his parents and two brothers Leonard and Robert Laxen.

A Mass of Christian Burial for Clarence Laxen will be held on Monday, March 12th, 2018 at 11:00 A.M. at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Winsted. Father Tony Stubeda will be the Celebrant. Alice Nowak will be the organist for the Mass. Interment will follow at Holy Trinity Cemetery.

A visitation will be held on Monday, March 12th one hour prior to Mass at the church.

Urn Bearer will be Diane Green.

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  1. Carol Harrahill

    My condolences to the entire family. I recall many memories around the family as I’m sure there are stories to be told as you go through this transition in your family. Rest in peace Clarence.


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