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Henry 'Hank' Mathias Fossen

Wednesday, April 12, 2006

May 16, 1913 - April 10, 200g

Henry "Hank" Mathias Fossen, 92, died Monday, April 10, 2006, at Hillcrest Nursing Home.

He was born May 16, 1913, to Peter and Jennie (Keegan) Fossen in Red Willow County.

He married Pauline Stritt on October 17, 1945 in Indianola. To this union four children were born, Kenneth, Clarence, Larry, and Marcia. He farmed northeast of Indianola until 1985, when they moved into Indianola.

He was a member of St. Catherine's Catholic Church in Indianola and the Knights of Columbus.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Peter and Jennie; three brothers, Charles, Clarence, and Carl; son-in-law, Jeff Sughroue; and daughter-in-law, Lavon Fossen.

Survivors include his sons, Kenneth Fossen and wife, Connie of Omaha, Clarence "Topper", of Indianola, and Larry Fossen and wife, Jill of Chaska, Minn; daughter, Marcia Sughroue of Indianola; brother, Leo Fossen of Sarasota, Fla.; sister, Helen Walker of Bristol, Ind.; eight grandchildren, and one great-grandchild.

A Funeral Service will be Thursday at 10:30 a.m. at St. Catherine's Catholic Church with the Rev. Paul Witt officiating. Burial will be in St. Catherine's Cemetery in Indianola.

Rosary will be 7 p.m. , today, at St. Catherine's Catholic Church, with a Funeral Mass to follow at 7:30 p.m. Visitation will be Wednesday, April 12, 2006 until 5:00 p.m. at Carpenter Breland Funeral Home.

Memorials can be given in his name.

Friends may sign his book at the funeral home or send condolences online at www.carpenterbreland.com

Carpenter Breland Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.