Age 93, longtime resident of So St Paul Died March 20th, 2014 She was preceded in death by her husband Ralph Clausen, parents Albert & Irene Leininger and granddaughters Amy Clausen and Sarah (Nelson) Carr. She is survived by children Cindy (Lloyd) Nelson, Darryl (Nives) Clausen, Nan Clausen, Nadine Clark, grandchildren Lauree (Brian) Redd, Nathan (Helena), Philippa and Stephanie Clausen, Daniel (Jackie) Clark and Amanda (Michael) Gephart, great-grandchildren Isabelle, Amelia and Davin Clausen, Brother Warren (Ruth Ellen) Leininger and sisters Lenore Hartmann and Alrene (Dale) Connolly. Elaine was an employee of So St Paul Schools and a charter member of Luther Memorial Church. The family would like to thank the staff at Augustana Care Center where Elaine received such exceptional care during the final months of her life. Elaine's life will be celebrated during a Memorial Service 7:00 p.m. Friday, April 11th at HASTINGS UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, 615 15th St, Hastings MN .