David Classen

David J. Classen, 92, died Feb. 24, 2008, at Parkside Homes, Hillsboro.

Born July 13, 1915, at Meade, he was the son of John and Mary (Reimer) Classen.

He was a motel proprietor and accountant.

On April 3, 1938, he married Martha Friesen at Meade.

He was a member of Hillsboro Mennonite Brethren Church.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Martha; and a son, Robert Classen.

Survivors include a son and daughter-in-law, Paul and Judy Classen of Newton; daughter and son-in-law, Janice and Steve Fast of Wichita; daughter-in-law, Jocelyn Classen of Marion; two sisters, Nettie Hooley of Ohio and Selma Ulbrich of Nevada; five grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were this morning (Wednesday) at Hillsboro Mennonite Brethren Church, Hillsboro, with Pastor Steve Fast and Pastor Dave Plett officiating.

Burial was in the church cemetery.

Memorial funds have been established with the church or Parkside Homes.