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Barbara "Barb" Classen

August 1, 1943 — November 4, 2021

Hastings resident Barbara Jean “Barb” Classen, 78, passed away Thursday, November 4, 2021, at her home with close family at her side.

Services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday, November 9, at Butler Volland Chapel in Hastings with Pastor Joel Remmers officiating. Burial will be at Blue Valley Cemetery in Ayr. Visitation will be 1-4 p.m. Monday and one hour prior to service at the funeral home. Memorials may be given to the family for a memorial to be established at a later date.

Barb was born August 1, 1943, in Hastings, NE to Kenneth & Evelyn (Rosanu) Motley. She graduated from Fairfield High School in 1961. Barb worked with her husband Ron for over 40 years in their A-1 Exterminating business. They also had numerous rental properties. Barb was known for her gardening and crafts. Ron and Barb enjoyed spending the winters in south Texas over the past 14 years.

Barb was preceded in death by her parents; sister, Merna Daniels; brother, Lonnie Motley; and step-daughter, Linda Pierce.

SURVIVORS:
Husband:
Ronald Classen
Children:
Deborah “Debbie” Baker
Michael Evans
Step-Children:
Larry Classen
Robyn Sites
Grandchildren:
Corey Baker
Amanda Baker
Phil Evans
Kali Johnson
Step-Grandchildren:
Denise Sites
Nicki Classen
Malissa Classen
Trevor Pierce
Haley Pierce
Great-Grandchildren:
Riley Evans
Mathew Evans
Andrew Baker
Hasley Baker
Angel Mills
Olivia Sandoz
Madyson Sandoz

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Service Schedule

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Visitation

Monday, November 8, 2021

1:00 - 4:00pm (Central time)

Livingston Butler Volland Funeral Home & Cremation Center

1225 N Elm Ave, Hastings, NE 68901

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Tuesday, November 9, 2021

10:00 - 11:00am (Central time)

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Tuesday, November 9, 2021

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