Survivors include his wife, Betty Miller of Cedar Falls; three daughters, Judith "Judy" (Franklin "Woody") Sanderson of Elk Run Heights, Iowa, Janelle Anne (Jerry) Madison of Estherville, and Nancy Carol (Michael) Hards of Brisbane, Australia; three grandchildren: Christopher James (Sue) Hyde, Gregory Allen Cooper, and Michelle Ann (Jeff) Lane; five great-grandchildren: Lindsay and Alex Hyde, Emily and Katelyn Lane, and Jamie Cooper, and a great-great-grandchild, Amrie Curry.
Claude was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, Robert Miller; and a sister, Anna Mae Whitfield.
Funeral services are Saturday, May 22, 2010, at Dahl-Van Hove-Schoof Funeral Home, Cedar Falls, with burial at 3:30 p.m. in Memorial Park Cemetery in Mason City. Military honors were conducted by Mason City VFW Post 733. Memorials may be directed to the family. Online condolences may be left at www.DahlFuneralHome.com.