Beaver City, Nebraska

Eugene Clason, age 80, of Beaver City, Nebraska died Sunday at his  home southeast  of Beaver City, Nebraska.  He was born January 22, 1930 at Beaver City, Nebraska to Francis & Hazel (Thomas) Clason.

Eugene was a life long resident of Furnas County, Nebraska.  He attended Beaver City High School.  He married Ruth E. Wasenius on June 1, 1949 at Beaver City, Nebraska.  He farmed all of his life southeast of Beaver City in the Precept area.  He got his pilot training at an early age, licensed at age 18.  He and his wife built the Dairy Queen in Beaver City in 1968 and operated it until 1976 at which time they sold it.  He started Clason Trucking Company in 1970 and operated it until the late ninety's.  He also bought the Sale Barn in Phillipsburg, Kansas in the mid 80's and sold it in the late 90's.  He was very active in the Clason farming operation up till time of his death.  He was a Life member of The Assembly of God Church at Beaver City, Nebraska, lately attending the Evangelical Free Church in Oxford, Nebraska.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Survivors include:  His wife Ruth of Beaver City, Nebraska

               Step-Mother:  Emma Clason of York, Nebraska

               Sons:  Steven Clason and wife Rachelle of Beaver City, Nebraska

                         Jim Clason of Hastings, Nebraska

                         Lee Clason of Minden, Nebraska

            Daughters:  Ruth Gove of Kearney, Nebraska

                              Patty and husband Ross Wolstenholm of York, Nebraska

                              Laura & husband Irvin Nelson of Kearney, Nebraska

                              Bonnie & husband Michael Wright of Stamford, Nebraska

                              Susan Bayliss of Omaha, Nebraska

          Brother:  Merle Dean Clason and wife Juanita of Beaver City, Nebraska

       Step-Brothers:  Kenneth Dean Lambert & wife Marjory of Beaver City, Nebraska

                                LeRoy Lambert & wife   Marjorie of Miller, Nebraska

           Grandchildren:  30  Great  28

Condolences or personal reflections can be left at www.wenburgfuneralhome.com

Viewing and visitation will be Tuesday, May 18, 2010 from 10 AM until 8 PM at Wenburg Funeral Home in Beaver City, Nebraska and prior to services Wednesday at the Church.

Funeral services will be Wednesday, May 19, 2010 at 2:30 PM at The  Evangelical Free Church in Oxford, Nebraska with Pastor Wes Holen, officiating.  Burial will follow at Maple Creek Cemetery ,rural Beaver City, Nebraska.  Wenburg Funeral Home of Beaver City, Nebraska in charge of arrangements.