Pastor Vernon W. Clausing, 80

Pastor Vernon W. Clausing, 80, passed away on Monday, Jan. 14, 2013. Vernon was a former UCC pastor who is survived by his sons Jon (Han Soon) and Joel (Nadine); and grandchildren Madison, Lauren, Cole, Tenzin, Ashley, Sadie, and Meghan. He is further survived by his sister Ruth (Howard) Dickman; brother Lee (Sandra) Clausing; and many nieces, nephews, relatives, and dear friends.

He is preceded in death by his wife Kay (nee Breisch). A Memorial Service for Vernon will be at noon on Saturday, Feb. 2, at the Phillip Funeral Home Chapel, 1420 W. Paradise Drive in West Bend, the Rev. David Schlieter, officiant. A gathering will take place at the funeral home from 10 a.m. until 11:45 a.m. Feb. 2. Interment of cremains will take place at Pilger Ruhe Cemetery in New Knoxville.