Neva J. Claassen - May 02, 2009Neva J. Claassen, 86 of Henderson, died Saturday, May 2, 2009 at Henderson.
Private family services will be held at a later date. Memorials are directed to the Henderson Care Center.
She was born March 8, 1923 at Henderson to Peter J. and Anna (Friesen) Ratzlaff. She married Elmer Claassen on March 7, 1942.
She worked for 20 years in the kitchen at the Good Samaritan Hospital in Phoenix, Ariz., as well as a caregiver at the Henderson Nursing Home.
She was a member of the Bethesda Mennonite Church in Henderson and enjoyed quilting and doll collecting.
Survivors include two sons: Robert Claassen of Tuscon, Ariz. and Timothy Claassen of London, England; three daughters: Mary (Paul) Sherman of Peoria, Ariz., Kathryn Claassen of Kailua Kona, Hawaii and Elva (Wayne) Moore of Aurora; six grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband and one brother.