GOODLAND, Kan. -- Clarence H. Heyen, 91, died Tuesday (Feb. 25, 2003) at the Good Samaritan Center in Goodland, Kan.
He was born Aug. 20, 19911, to Fritz and Minnie (Somfleth) Heyen in Bedford, Kan. He grew up in the Oakley, Kan., and Stafford, Kan., area and attended school in Stafford.
On Aug. 17, 1932, he married Nellie Gunn in Colby, Kan. He was a farmer in the Atwood and Herndon area for 25 years. Then the family moved to Colorado Springs, Colo., where he was a building supervisor from 1958-73. He then retired and moved to Goodland. He had been a resident at the Good Samaritan Center since April of 2001.
He was a member of the Odd Fellows in Atwood.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Nellie; two daughters, Jean Pitner and Velma Englebrecht; one brother, Elmer Heyen; one son-in-law, Jonas Pitner; and two grandchildren.
Survivors include one daughter, Wanda Ginn of Goodland; companion, Marion Allen; 13 grandchildren; and 22 great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be Saturday, 9 a.m., at Bateman Funeral Home in Goodland with the Rev. Don Krutcher from the Bible Baptist Church officiating. Burial will then follow in the Atwood Fairview Cemetery in Atwood.
Visitation is today until 7 p.m. at the funeral home.
Memorials may be given in his name to the Good Samaritan Center of Goodland.
Bateman Funeral Home of Goodland is in charge of arrangements.