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In Memory of Patricia F. Clauss


May 22, 938 - January 29, 2018

Patricia F. Clauss, age 79, passed away Monday, January 29, 2018 at her residence in Hayward, WI. She was born May 22, 1938 in Milwaukee, WI, the daughter of Henry and Theresa (Jablonski) Grzegorczyk. She was united in marriage to Lee Clauss on December 3, 1971 in Milwaukee. Pat, along with her husband Lee, owned and operated Sunrise Bay Campground on the shores of Lake Nelson.

When she wasn't busy with the campground she enjoyed snowmobiling and visits with her children and grandchildren. Pat fought an eight year battle with Non-Hodgkins Lymphoma. She showed incredible strength and fortitude as is her character. She was also able to maintain her sense of humor throughout. Her laughter will live on in our memories.

She is survived by her beloved husband, Lee; her children, Dino (Sharon) Smith of Hayward WI, Darren (Barb) Smith of Rochester, MN, Michele “Mimi” (Steve) Young of Prior Lake, MN, Dani (Jim) Ovanin of Milwaukee, WI and Kelly (Chip) Paquelet of Milwaukee, WI; her grandchildren, Nick, Tony, Dino Jr., Matt, Luke, Connor, Mary, Isabelle, Esme´, Caitie, Nicki, Zach and Dillon; her great-granddaughter, Addison; her sister, Nancy Morgan of California; and many nieces, nepA memorial visitation will be held from 2:00 P.M. until 4:00 P.M. on Friday, February 9, 2018 at Hayward Funeral Home, 15571W County Highway B in Hayward. Interment will be private. hews and dear friends.

In addition to her parents, Patricia is preceded in death by her brothers and sisters.