Funeral Service for Bryan Claussen age 54 of Neligh, NE were 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, September 12, 2017 at United Methodist Church in Neligh, with Pastor Bruce Phillips, Officiating. Music was provided by Rita Kester. Burial was in Laurel Hill Cemetery. Pallbearers were Todd Claussen, Rick Claussen, Terry Hood, Brad Thompson, Steve Olson, Dan Olson, Brett Claussen, and Justin Schuetze. Honorary Pallbearers were Allen Vraspir, Dennis Larson, Mike Rice, Walter Counts, Scott Svatos, Buck Jones, and Steven Graham. Visitation was 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. Monday, September 11, 2017 at Beyer Snider Memorial Funeral Home in Neligh. Bryan passed away Wednesday, September 6, 2017 at his home. Condolences may be directed to family at
Bryan Keith Claussen was born on February 10, 1963 to Roger and Lois (Ulrich) Claussen at Spencer, IA. He grew up at West Point, NE where he also attended school. On November 21, 1981 he was united in marriage to Nancy Ziegenbein in Neligh, NE. Bryan worked at Baker Manufacturing, Tayline, he did bridge construction, and also worked for Bud Kester. He enjoyed woodworking, hunting, fishing, and being "sidewalk supervisor." He is survived by his wife of 35 years, Nancy Claussen of Neligh, NE. Children: Thea (Ray) Shamburg or Herman, NE, Elizabeth Claussen (Shannon) of Neligh, NE, and Holly Claussen (Chris) of Ulyesses, NE. 8 grandchildren. Father Roger (Karen) Claussen of West Point, NE. Brothers and sisters: Randy (Beth) Claussen of Ackley, IA, JoDee Orgell of Alden, IA, Kim (Randy) Bargman of Pender, NE, Jackie (Shawn) Moore of Lincoln, NE, Cory (Emily) Claussen of Waverly, NE, and Stacy (Doug) Kaup of West Point, NE. Preceded in death by his grandparents and father-in-law and mother-in-law.