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Dorothy Claus

1942 - 2013

Dorothy M. Claus, age 71 of Hawks,
passed away August 18, 2013 at
McLaren Northern Michigan.

She was born March 13, 1942 in Belknap Township
to Albert and Agnes (Dost) Glentz.

On July 24, 1965 She married Harold “Butch” Claus Jr, at St. Michael Lutheran
Church. Mrs. Claus was a member of St. Michael Lutheran Church and its
Ladies Aid Society. She was also a member of the Majestic Music Makers, the
Hawks Red Hatters, Hawks CIA, and the Rogers City Women’s Bowling League
for 51 years.

Dorothy is survived by:
her husband, Butch;
3 daughters, Kathryn Claus of Hawks, Debra (Chuck) Helfrich of Rockwall, Texas,
and Connie (Tracy Bunker) Claus of Hawks;
2 granddaughters, Morgan and Charli Helfrich of Rockwall, Texas;
2 brothers, Frank Glentz of Rogers City and
Louis (Maryann) Glentz of Alma, Wisconsin.

She will also be sadly missed by her best friends, Beverly and Eugene Grulke and
Sandy and Richard Grulke.

She was preceded in death by:
2 sisters, Caroline Friedhoff and Marion Kortman;
5 brothers, Ernest, Earl , John, Tony, and Russell Glentz.

Friends may visit at the Beck Funeral Home on Thursday from 3:00 until 8:00 p.m.
with a prayer service at 7:00 p.m. Visitation will resume on Friday at
St. Michael Lutheran Church in Belknapfrom 9:00 a.m, through time of funeral
at 10:00 a.m. with Rev. Terry Claus and Pastor Keith Schneider officiating.

Memorials may be given to St. Michael Lutheran Church
in memory of Dorothy Claus.

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Dorothy Claus – Beck Funeral Home – Rogers City, MI