Barbara Joan Clauer, 80


Barbara Joan Clauer (nee Novotny), 80, of West Bend, formerly of Pewaukee, passed away Friday, Feb. 19, 2010, at Kathy Hospice.

She was born Jan. 18, 1930, to Carl and Adele (nee Geiersbach) Novotny.

On June 26, 1948, she married Vernon K. Clauer in Milwaukee. She enjoyed spending her time with her family, loved sewing, but especially loved being the best Mom to her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Barbara is survived by her children, Roger (Eileen) of Waukesha, Diane (John) Hauser of New Berlin and Susan (Brian) Sabers of Durango, Iowa; six grandchildren, Kate (Jason) Gschneidmeier, Kimberly, James, Jordan, Quiana and Isaiah; four great-grandchildren, Noah, Carter, Ellaina and Amelia, brother in law Arlen Clauer, nieces, nephews other relatives and friends.

Barbara was preceded in death by her parents, and her husband.

A memorial service will be on Saturday, Feb. 27, 2010, at noon, at the Phillip Funeral Home Chapel in West Bend with the Rev. Robert Ullman officiating. Visitation and fellowship with the family will follow the memorial service. Memorials to Kathy Hospice or the American Breast Cancer Society are appreciated.

The Phillip Funeral Home of West Bend is assisting the family. www.phillipfuneralhome.com.