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Archie Ray KLAASSEN

Archie Ray KLAASSEN[1]

Male 1938 - 2008  (69 years)

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  • Name Archie Ray KLAASSEN 
    Born 26 Nov 1938  Corn, Washita, Oklahoma Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Male 
    Cremated Abt Feb 2008 
    • Cremains to family.
    History Obituary - Funeral service for Archie R. Klaassen, 69, of Lawton will be at 2:00 p.m. on Monday, February 18, 2008 at Saint Paul's United Methodist Church, with Rev. Terry Koehn, pastor of Saint Paul's United Methodist Church officiating. Mr. Klaassen died on Thursday, February 14, 2008 in Lawton.
    Archie was born on November 26, 1938 in Corn, Oklahoma to J.D. and Sara (Thiessen) Klaassen and attended Clinton schools, graduating from Clinton High School in 1957. He married Barbara Holliman on May 19, 1957 and worked at the Clinton Daily News until 1960 when the family moved to Lawton. He began working for the Lawton Constitution in the Ad Department. They moved to Frederick for a short period and back to Lawton in 1978, where he returned to the Lawton Constitution until his retirement in the late 90s. Archie was a member of Saint Paul's United Methodist Church where he served as Director of Methodist Youth Fellowship.
    He is survived by his wife, Barbara, of the home; two daughters and sons-in-law, Terri and Rick Robson, of Memphis, Tennessee, and Tracey and Doyle Pollard, of Lawton; his brother and sister in law, Donnie and Janice Klaassen, of Clinton, Oklahoma and Nora Mansfield, of Lawton; four grandchildren, Sean Fudge, of Fort Myers, Florida, Rebecca Pollard, Devin Pollard, and Jordan Pollard, all of Lawton; four great grandchildren, Caleb Fudge, Jordan Fudge, Kaylee Randall, and Jayden Fudge. He was preceded in death by his parents, one granddaughter, Jennifer Fudge; one sister, Doris Patterson; and one brother, Elmer Klaassen. 
    Reference Number 036ax 
    Died 14 Feb 2008  Lawton, Comanche, Oklahoma Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I61388  Reid Family | Lynn's side of the family
    Last Modified 12 Jul 2018 

    Father Jacob Dewey KLAASSEN,   b. 28 Aug 1899, Colony, Washita, Oklahoma Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Mar 1997, Clinton, Custer, Oklahoma Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 97 years) 
    Mother Sara Grace THIESSEN,   b. 22 Jun 1902, Henderson, York, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Nov 1982, Clinton, Custer, Oklahoma Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Married 24 Oct 1920  Colony, Washita, Oklahoma Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • Oklahoma, County Marriage Records, 1890-1995
    Headstones
    Klaassen, Jacob D.-1899 & Sara G.-1902 (HS)
    Klaassen, Jacob D.-1899 & Sara G.-1902 (HS)
    Family ID F41157  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Living 
    Children 
    +1. Living
    Family ID F41158  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 26 Nov 1938 - Corn, Washita, Oklahoma Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 14 Feb 2008 - Lawton, Comanche, Oklahoma Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Klaassen, Archie Ray-1938
    Klaassen, Archie Ray-1938

  • Sources 
    1. [S486] Genealogical Registry and Database of Mennonite Ancestry (GRANDMA 2016), (Published by the Genealogy Project Committee of the California Mennonite Historical Society; 4824 East Butler Avenue, Fresno, California 93727-5097; Phone (559) 453-2225).

    2. [S493] The Descendants of Johann Thiessen 1835-1914: A Complete Family Tree, Thiessen, John J. D., (1983.), Pgs. 32, 35.

    3. [S493] The Descendants of Johann Thiessen 1835-1914: A Complete Family Tree, Thiessen, John J. D., (1983.), Pg. 32.