Gustave “Gus”A. Clausen of Venice, Fla., a former longtime resident of Garden City and Cutchogue, passed away March 28, 2018. He was 85 years old.
He served honorably for six years in the U.S. Navy during the Korean Conflict.
He is survived by his devoted wife, Janet (Carnegie) Clausen; his son and daughter-in law Jeff and Stacy Clausen of Southold; his son and daughter-in-law Greg and Jean Clausen of Sarasota, Fla.; his son-in-law Fred Betz of Spring Hill, Fla.; his grandchildren: Robby, Kyle, Dylan and Andrew Clausen of Southold, Caitlin (Clausen) and Luis Chacon of Orlando, Fla., Ryan Betz of Spring Hill, Emily (Clausen) and Phil Belt of Sarasota and Thomas Clausen of Sarasota; and great-granddaughter Aria Belt of Sarasota. He was predeceased by his daughter, Cindy (Clausen) Betz.
Memorial contributions to Southeastern Guide Dogs of Palmetto, Fla., or the Wounded Warrior Project would be appreciated.