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Theresa J. Clasen, 83

Theresa Joel (Navratil) Clasen, age 83, of New Germany, passed away Monday, Feb. 11, 2013.

A funeral Mass will take place Monday, Feb. 18 at 11 a.m. at the Holy Family Catholic Church in Silver Lake.

Theresa was born June 15, 1929, to John and Mary (Schultz) Navratil.  She was baptized at St. Joseph Church in Silver Lake.

Theresa attended St. Joseph School, and graduated from Silver Lake High School.

She married Clifford Clasen of New Germany in 1950, and they resided in New Germany on the family farm, where Theresa lived until her death.

She is survived by a daughter, Candy (Jim) Weinzierl of Park Rapids; sons Keith and Jerry of New Germany; grandchildren Ryan (Kirsten Lesner) of Dilworth, and Scott (Sarah) Weinzierl of Bemidji; and five great-grandchildren, Brittany, Kelsey, Zac, Claire, and Cole Weinzierl.

Theresa is also survived by a sister, Cynthia Landwehr of Rochester; brothers Dennis of Gilroy, CA, and Basil (Claudia) of Campbell, CA; sisters-in-law Monica Navratil of Bloomington, Pat Navratil of Chadron, NE, and Connie Navratil of Bloomington; and many nieces and nephews.

In addition to her husband, Clifford, Theresa was preceded in death by a son, Rick, Jan. 19 of this year; her parents; sisters and brothers-in-law Helen (Charles) Koch, Doris (Lee) Van Nurden, and Francis Landwehr; and brothers and sisters-in-law Richard (Rosemary) Navratil, Maynard (Pat) Navratil, Thomas, Virgil, John, Joseph, and Robert Navratil.