|William Paul Claus II|
He was born on January 17, 1987 in Elmhurst, Illinois to William Paul Claus I and Kim Wilson. He was a loving husband, step-father to three children, son, brother, uncle and friend. William served in the United States National Guard and then served in the United States Army. During his tour in the National Guard he assisted in the Hurricane Katrina Disaster relief. William enjoyed football, animals, spending time with family and friends, and working, but above all enjoyed helping people however he could. He had many hobbies including; working with electronics, working on cars, playing video games and most of all sharing a great story and laugh with friends and family. He was an organ donor and by making this commitment gave many lives a gift of hope. William is survived by his mother, Kim; father, William; sister(s), Kara and Kelsey; brother(s) Chris, Cody and Nathan along with Step-father Charles and three step-brothers, James, Charles and Devin.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Vansant-Mills Funeral Home, Clinton, Missouri.