Neil “Gussie” Malueg, age 77 years, of Clintonville passed away Thursday, April 12, 2012 at Greentree Health & Rehabilitation Center, Clintonville. Neil Rodger Malueg was born March 16, 1935 in Bowler to LaVerne and Marcella (Shaddock) Malueg. Shortly after graduating from Marshfield High School he entered the U.S. Navy and served from 1954 to 1956. After the military he attended classes at Fox Valley Technical College in Appleton. He was united in marriage on April 12, 1958 to Beverly A. Wheeler in Royalton. For over 35 years, Gussie was employed at Curwood Inc. as a superintendent and advisor of graphic design and printing. Throughout the years, he worked at their locations in New London, Oshkosh, and Georgetown in Ontario, Canada, retiring in 1997. The couple moved from New London and settled in Clintonville in 1993. In 1958 he helped form the Badger Amateur Basketball Assoc. (BABA) in New London. Gussie enjoyed playing basketball, baseball, golf, and attending numerous other sporting events. He is also a proud member of the American Legion Post #263, New London. Survivors include his wife of 54 years, Beverly; a brother, Edward (Delores) Malueg of Clintonville; three brothers-in-law: Edwin Pranke of Bowler, Lawrence (Sandy) Wheeler of Mountain, and Thomas (Darlene) Wheeler of New London. Neil is further survived by a sister-in-law, Mary Wheeler of Appleton, a special friend, Leonard Griesen of Clintonville, many nieces, nephews, many other relatives and friends. He is preceded in death by his parents, a sister, Delores Pranke, and two brothers, Dennis and Edwin Malueg, a nephew, Randy Pranke, three nieces, Patricia Chambers, Tracey Wheeler and Theresa Wheeler, a brother-in-law, Clifford Wheeler, and a sister-in-law, Ellen Dearth. A memorial service will be held on Friday at 5:00 at the Beil-Didier Funeral Home, Clintonville. Rev. Vilas Mazemke will officiate and inurnment will be at St. Patrick’s Cemetery, Lebanon. Friends may call on Friday from 3:00 to 5:00 at the funeral home. Military Honors will be provided by members of the American Legion Post #63 and the VFW Post #664, both of Clintonville. Online condolences may be sent via www.beil-didier.com. In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred to the American Cancer Society, Diabetes Association, or the Kidney Foundation.