Carl Klassen, 70

Carl Klassen, 70, farmer, died Aug. 19 at (Salem) Hillsboro Community Medical Center Long Term Care Unit.

The funeral was Aug. 24 at West Zion Mennonite Church of Moundridge with pastors John and Marcia Yoder-Schrock and pastor Jim Dunn officiating. His body was donated for reserach to the Kansas University Medical Center.

He was born April 19, 1932, to Otto and Linda (Hiebert) Klassen in Goessel. On Aug. 27, 1955, he was married to Martha (Patzer) Klassen Krause and they were later divorced. In August 1982, he was married to Betty (Jantz) Klassen, who predeceased him in 1997.

He is survived by his mother of Marion; three sons, Brian of Wichita, Robert of Irving, Texas, and Daniel of Casper, Wyo.; two daughters, LeNora Duerksen and husband Londel of rural Hillsboro, and Rebecca Morris of Hillsboro; one brother, Clarence of Livermore, Colo.; nine grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

A memorial was established with (Salem) HCMC/LTCU.

Maurice, Casey, 74

Maurice Casey, 74, farmer and cattleman, died Aug. 25 in Marion.

There will be a Mass of the Resurrection at 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, Aug. 28, at Holy Family Catholic Church in Marion with Father Steve Gronert and pastor Larry King officiating. Burial will be at the Marion Cemetery.

He was born July 29, 1928, to Hugh and Golda (Nine) Casey in Shattuck, Okla. On June 7, 1955, he was married to Charlote Makovec, who survives.

He is also survived by two sons, Gerald and wife Betty of Marion, and Larry and wife Debra of Lincolnville; two daughters Donna May and husband Stan, and Rhonda Carlson, all of Marion; two sisters, Golda Mae Freund of Lebo, and Rosemary Winter of Greeley, Colo.; eight grandchildren and one great-grandson.

A memorial was established as the Maurice Casey Memorial Fund.

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