Alberta Mae Claussen, 81, of Cumberland, passed away Wednesday, May 31, 2017, at the Western Maryland Regional Medical Center.
Born June 10, 1935, in Cumberland, Mrs. Claussen was the daughter of the late William Howard Alderton and Georgia Helen (Orndoff) Alderton. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Arthur C. Claussen; a son, Michael E. Claussen; three brothers, William H. Alderton, Wayne "Gene" Alderton, and Richard E. Alderton; and was the last surviving member of her immediate family.
A homemaker, Alberta is survived by her daughter, Cheryl L. Claussen, Cumberland; and her son, Arthur "Skip" C. Claussen III and wife, Susan, Michigan City, Ind. She is also survived by her grandson, Kyle Claussen of Kansas.
Services will be private.
The Adams Family Funeral Home, P.A., 404 Decatur Street, Cumberland, (www.AdamsFamilyFuneralHome.com) is in charge of the arrangements.
Published on June 1, 2017