JEFFERY D. CLAUS
Mr. Jeffery Dean Claus, 45, 629 Oak, Quincy, died at 2:00 p.m. Friday (January 27, 2012) in the emergency room of Blessing Hospital.
Born January 26, 1967 in Quincy, Jeff was the son of Lyndle and Rae Martindale Claus.
He married Gidget Lynn Mewes on June 25, 1995 in Quincy. She survives.
An avid sportsman, Jeff loved riding his motorcycle and camping, but his greatest love was his family and being a Dad and Grandpa.
Jeff was employed for the last 6 years as a machinist at Konstance Products.
Survivors include his wife, Gidget; three children, Shaunna Renee Miller, Dakota RaeAnn Claus and Jeffery Levi Claus all of Quincy; two grandchildren, Cameron Alexander Fox and Aydin Lee Fox both of Quincy; his mother, Rae LeClair of DeSoto, MO; his father and step mother, Lyndle and Sandy Claus of Liberty, IL; his maternal grandmother, Wanda McNary of Payson, IL; two step sisters, Andrea Lynn Pollard (Shane) and Dawn Michelle Beckgerd both of Evansville, IN; three step brothers, Mark Bentley LeClair (Belinda) of Minneapolis, MN, Todd Christopher LeClair (Beth) of Ingleside, IL and Brad D. LeClair of Quincy; and many loving aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.
Jeff was preceded in death by his maternal grandfather, Alto McNary; paternal grandparents, Carl and Virginia Claus; and his step father, Ed LeClair; and step grandparents, Elmer and Marguerite Minnick.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday morning at 10:30 in the Zehender Robinson Stormer Cookson Funeral Home by the Rev. Marlin Rempfer. Burial will be in Greenmount Cemetery.
Visitation will be Tuesday evening from 4:00 to 7:00 and Wednesday morning until the time of services at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to Jeff's children's educational fund.