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Clareen Klassen

Clareen Klassen, 78, of Goessel, died March 1, 2009, at Schowalter Villa in Hesston.

Born May 20, 1930, at Goessel, she was the daughter of Albert and Irma (Richert) Duerksen.

On Aug. 1, 1951, she married Perry Klassen at Alexanderwohl Mennonite Church.

She was a Goessel High School graduate and retired in 1992 after 22 years as a CNA and CMA at Bethesda Home, Goessel.

Her parents and a son, Tim, preceded her in death.

Survivors include her husband of the home; a daughter, Sher Neufeld of Hesston; two sisters, Zenora Gard and Joyce Unruh, both of Newton; two brothers, Dennis Duerksen and Donley Duerksen, both of Hillsboro; and a grandson.

Visitation is 4-8 p.m. Thursday and with family from 6-8 p.m. Thursday at Miller Funeral Home of Goessel.

Memorial services will be at 5 p.m. Friday at Alexanderwohl Mennonite Church of Goessel with Pastor Linda Ewert and the Reverend Ron Krehbiel officiating.

A private burial will take place.

A memorial fund has been established with Bethesda Home.

Last modified March 4, 2009