Resident Spotlight

Wilma Keil Clausen




Wilma was born to Elisa and Ardo Keil on the family farm located south of Bellevue.  Wilma is the eldest of five children; Wilma, Shirley, Harold, Stanley, and Roger.  Wilma went to two years at Andrew High School, and graduated from Bellevue High School.

She married Luvere Clausen on Easter Sunday.  Together they had three children; Russell, Shirlaine, and Kay.  They farmed outside of Bellevue for many years.  Meanwhile, she became a teacher, and went back to school as a substitute teacher for the rural schools and elementary school system in the Bellevue area.  Later, she retired, and Luvere passed away.

She has 8 grandchildren, 5 great grandchildren, and one great-great grandson, which keeps her busy.  She enjoys and loves her family and life.