Beaver City, Nebraska

Merle Dean Clason, age 80, of Beaver City, Nebraska passed away on January 24, 2013 at the Cambridge Hospital, in Cambridge, Nebraska.  He was born May 16, 1932 southeast of Beaver City, Nebraska to Francis J. and Hazel L. (Thomas) Clason. 

After his schooling, Merle served in the US Army before coming back to farm southeast of Beaver City, Nebraska. On July 16, 1954, he married Phyllis Lambert, with 3 children born to this union. He would then move to Laverne, Oklahoma. He returned to Beaver City, Nebraska and married Dorothy Juanita Hyke and made their home in Beaver City, Nebraska. He especially enjoyed traveling.           

He was preceded in death by his parents, brother Eugene Clason, step brother Leland Lambert, step-father Harley Lambert, and Step-mother Ethale Clason.

He is survived by his wife D. Juanita Clason of Beaver City, Nebraska

                                    Son: Jerry Clason of Norton, Kansas

                                   Daughters: Linda & husband Jerry Spotanski of Plattsmouth, Nebraska

                                                     Marti & husband Greg Sanchez of Grand Island, Nebraska

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

                                                   Leroy & wife Marjorie Lambert of Miller, Nebraska

Grandchildren: 6       Great Grandchildren: 1


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There will be no viewing or visitation. Private family Graveside services will be held at the Hendley Cemetery, Hendley, Nebraska. Wenburg Funeral Home of Beaver City, Nebraska is in charge of the arrangements.