Born: April 11, 1951
Died: May 14, 2013
Donald Joseph “Joe” Clausen, age 62, Mulvane and Wellington High School teacher, passed away Tuesday, May 14th, 2013. Visitation 1-8 p.m. Sunday, May 19th, with family present 6-8 p.m. at Smith Mortuary, 1415 N. Rock Rd., Derby. Funeral service 10 a.m. Monday, May 20th, at Mulvane United Methodist Church, 107 S. Central Ave. Joe was preceded in death by his father, Leo Clausen. He is survived by his mother, Jean Clausen of Charles City, IA; wife, Mary of Mulvane; children, Shay (Ray) Rhodes of Wichita; Jennifer Green of Wichita, and Will Stryker Clausen of Seattle, WA; siblings, Harold of St. Francis, MN; Lea (Michael) Snyder of Wadena, MN; grandchildren, Nathan (Sara) and Jack; great-grandchild, AJ; niece, Stacey (Brandon) Jenc; nephew, Jamie Clausen. In lieu of flowers, memorials have been established with the Taylor Heershe Cancer Fund c/o Carson Bank 122 W. Main St., Mulvane, KS 67110 and Harry Hynes Memorial Hospice 313 S. Market St., Wichita, KS 67202.