LAKE WALES - Mrs. Bente Clausen, 83, of Lake Wales, Florida died on Saturday, July 6, 2013, at Lake Wales Medical Center, of pneumonia.
She was born on June 9, 1930 in Denmark to Ernst and Else Rigelsen. She moved to Lake Wales twenty-two years ago from Seffner. She was a retired server and bartender at Al's Place and the V.F.W. in Lake Wales, and active in the Lake Wales Mardis Gras Krewe of Les Jolies Dames. She was of the Lutheran faith.
Survivors include her daughter Jette Seal and her husband Thom of Spring Creek, Nevada, sons Jim Clausen of Seffner and Jorn Clausen of Homosassa Springs, six grandchildren, and seven great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a sister Lis.
Memorial services will be held on Friday, July 12, 2013, at 11:00 A.M. at the Johnson Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Keith Thompson officiating.
Published in Ledger from July 10 to July 11, 2013