2:00-5:00 p.m. on Sunday, September 15, 2019, at
Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home, Mount Pulaski
10:00 a.m. on Monday, September 16, 2019, at The
First United Methodist Church in Mount Pulaski
Fricke-Calvert-Schrader, Mount Pulaski
Claus Lowell Tanner, 82, passed away
at 3:25 p.m. on September 9, 2019, at Decatur
Claus was born on December 10, 1936, in McCall, son
of Lowell Edgar and Marguerite (Bavery) Tanner. He
married Rosalie Cadwell on June 14, 1959, in
Carthage. She survives him.
Also surviving are his children: Suzanne (Robert)
Behle of Morton, Michael Claus Tanner of
Bloomington, Marilyn (Darin) Blasiar of
Chesterfield, MO, and Celeste (Thomas) Reynolds of
Sandwich, MA; one brother: David (Hilda) Tanner of
Petersburg; one sister: Nancy Atto of Galesburg; six
grandchildren: Max Behle, Hannah Behle, Aurelia
Reynolds, Juliana Reynolds, Adam Blasiar, and Andrew
Blasiar; one great grandchild: Nicholas Behle.
Claus was a music educator at Mount
Pulaski School District for 36 years and was the
Choir Director at the First United Methodist Church
in Mount Pulaski for many years.
Services for Claus will be held at 10:00 a.m. on
Monday, September 16, 2019, at The First United
Methodist Church in Mount Pulaski with Pastor David
Hutton officiating. Visitation will take place from
2:00-5:00pm on Sunday, September 15, 2019, at
Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home, Mount Pulaski.
Burial will follow the services at Mount Pulaski
Cemetery, Mount Pulaski.
Memorial donations may be made in Claus’ name to The
First United Methodist Church in Mount Pulaski or to
the family which will later be applied to a music
memorial scholarship at Mount Pulaski High School.
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