GILMORE CITY – John Junior Claman 1926-2013

John Junior Claman was born March 22, 1926, to parents Robert and Rosie Claman in Gilmore City, IA, Pocahontas County. He passed away on March 25, 2013, at his home in Palm Desert, CA. John graduated from Gilmore City High School with the class of 1943. He served in the United States Navy. He was employed and retired from the corrugated paper industry. John was a fifty-year member of the Masonic Lodge. He enjoyed playing golf with his Palm Desert Men’s Club.

John is survived by his wife Jean Claire Claman; a daughter Rennae (Robert) Phillips of Issaquah, WA; grandsons Brock (Valeriana) Phillips of Bothel, WA and Isaac Phillips of Seattle, WA; two great-granddaughters Isabella and Adriana Phillips of Bothel, WA; and numerous nieces and nephews.

A graveside service is scheduled for Saturday, September 14 at 11:00 a.m. at Marble Valley Cemetery, Gilmore City, IA. The Rev. Marilyn Henrichs will officiate. Refreshments to follow at the First Methodist Church, Gilmore City. Harris Funeral Home, Gilmore City, assisting with arrangements.