Clauws: Gordon age 71 of Chatham formerly of Dresden passed away Tuesday January 29, 2013 in Avon Park Florida. He was born in Camden Township (Dawn Mills) son of the late George and Suzanne (Keymel) Clauws. Gord was co owner of leader Publications Dresden. He belonged to Dresden Kinsmen Club, K-40 club, President of Rotary Club of Dresden, President of the Ontario Community Newspaper Association and a member of the Canadian Weekly Newspaper Association.  Surviving is his wife Marilyn (Gonyou) Clauws of Chatham, sons:  Shawn Clauws of Chatham and Darren Clauws and wife Carol of Tampa Florida and granddaughter Paige, sisters Audrey Whitson of Watford and Grace McNeil of Wallaceburg.  He is predeceased by a sister Susan Pepper.  Visitors will be received at the Thomas L. DeBurger Funeral Home 620 Cross St. Dresden on Monday February 11, 2013 from 7- 9 p.m.  A Memorial Service will be conducted from the chapel of the funeral home on Tuesday February 12, 2013 at 1:00 p.m. with Rev. Linda McFadden officiating. If desired memorial contributions to the Ontario Heart and Stroke Foundation, Canadian Cancer Society or the Multiple Sclerosis Society would be appreciated and may be left at the funeral home. Online condolences and donations may be left at


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