Barbara R. Clauser
Barbara R. Clauser, age 89, a resident of Grayslake, passed away Saturday, September 27, 2014 at Claremont of Buffalo Grove. She was born February 5, 1925 in Chicago to William S. and Ruth A. (Vannewland) Fischer. Barbara loved to play volleyball, bowl, sew, and swim, but most of all she loved her family and grandchildren. She is survived by her husband of 70 years, Willard, whom she married on August 23, 1944; her children, Greg (Paula) of Wildwood, and Bill and his fiancé, Susan, of Johnsburg, and Joe (Carol) of Gurnee; 15 grandchildren; and 30 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; son, John; and two sisters, Shirley and Mary Jane. Friends of the family may visit from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. on Wednesday, October 1, 2014 at Strang Funeral Chapel & Crematorium, 410 East Belvidere Road, Grayslake, IL 60030. Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m., Thursday, October 2, 2014 at Strang Funeral Chapel with interment at Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery in Elwood, IL. For information, please call 847-223-8122 or visit www.strangfuneral.org.