Cover photo for Daniel Clayton's Obituary
Daniel Clayton Profile Photo

Daniel Clayton

d. January 15, 2018

Daniel Wayne Clayton, age 80, Austin, Minnesota, died Monday, January 15, 2018 at St. Mark’s Lutheran Home. Dan was born February 18, 1937 in Ada, Minnesota to Fred and Allet (Gevings) Clayton. He grew up and graduated from Ada High School in 1955, he then came to Austin for a visit and never went back. In December 1955, he was united in marriage to Kaye Bjerk, they had two daughters, Cheri and Liz. This union was later dissolved. Dan was later united in marriage to Anna Pedersen, Anna brought 4 children to the family, Robyn, Randy, Rod and Ryan. Dan was employed by American Can Company until the closure of the Austin Plant. He then worked for the City of Austin, in the Park and Recreation Department until his retirement. Dan was a member of St. Olaf Lutheran Church. He was also a member of the Austin Eagle Aerie 703 where he served as president from 1976-1977 & 2008-2009, he was named Eagle of the year in 1981. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, woodworking, the Minnesota Twins, and spending time with his family. He is survived by daughters, Cheri (Paul) Jenkins, Liz (Brad) Mulholland, and Robyn (Mark) Byers; sons, Randy Pedersen, Ryan (Jennifer) Pedersen, Rodney (Mary) Pedersen;sisters Shelia Dion, Linda (Jerry) Novak; many grandchildren and great grandchildren. He is preceded in death by his parents, Fred and Allet Clayton; wife, Anna Clayton; and brother, Kenny Clayton. A Funeral Service will be held 11 am on Thursday January 18 at St. Olaf Lutheran Church. Friends may call from 3-6 pm on Wednesday at Mayer Funeral Home and also on hour before the service at the church on Thursday.

Service Information


Oakwood Cemetery
1800 4 St. NW
Austin MN 55912


Wednesday, January 17 2018
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Mayer Funeral Home
600 2nd Street NW P.O. Box 27
Austin MN 55912


Thursday, January 18 2018
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Saint Olaf Lutheran Church
306 2nd Street NW
Austin MN 55912

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Daniel Clayton, please visit our flower store.


Visits: 1

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Send Flowers

Plant A Tree

Plant A Tree