Clarence E. “Clare” Klassen passed away suddenly of a heart attack on Tuesday, March 28, 2006 at the age of 65.
He was born in Glenbush, Sask. on June 26, 1940 and was predeceased by an infant brother, his parents in 1958 and his brother Jake in 1988.
He will be lovingly remembered and sadly missed by his wife Sophie; daughter Donna Mae (Jack Hollinger) of Lanark, Ontario; son Gene (Sherilyn) and grandson Bryson of Abbotsford; brother Wally of Waiuku, New Zealand; sisters Mary Fast of Kelowna, BC, Johanna (Doug) Vogel of Perth, Australia, Linda (Paul) Binding of Calgary, AB, Helen (Jake) Konrad of Abbotsford, Adina (Peter) Poole of Darwin, Australia, and many nephews, nieces, relatives and friends. Clare owned and operated Clarer’s X-cavating Ltd. in Abbotsford for many years.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Seeds of Hope.
A graveside service will be held on Saturday, April 1, 2006 at Maclure Rd. Cemetery, with a memorial service following at 12:00 noon at Northside Community Church, 33507 Dewdney Trunk Rd., Mission, BC.
Wiebe & Jeske
in charge of arrangements