George C. Klaserner, 87 years old, passed away peacefully with family by his side on Tuesday, January 11, 2022. George will be deeply missed by his wife of 60 years, Alice, and children Steve (Jenny) Klaserner, Anne (Doug) Menkedick, John (Lorrie) Klaserner, and David (Lynn) Klaserner, Grandchildren Nick, Michelle, Jackie, Derek, Autumn, Faith, Allyson, Adam, Drew, and eight great grandchildren. George is preceded in death by his parents Marguerite and George Klaserner and sisters Norma Betz and Joanne Collins. Services for George will be held on Tuesday, January 18, 2022 at Andres-Wuestefeld Funeral Home, Dover IN. Visitation will be from 9:15am – 11:00am. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:30 am.
Growing up George went to Sunman High School where he played basketball and baseball. After serving for the US Army, he graduated from Ball State University, he went on to teach history at Three Rivers High School and coach basketball. He transitioned into sales working for Encyclica Britannic and Ray Lammers Music. George continued his joy of sports by coaching grade school baseball and football.
He was an avid reader, especially enjoying Louis L’Amour, and other Western novels.
George was a family man and enjoyed spending as much time visiting with relatives as he could. He had a knack for remembering names. He enjoyed refinishing furniture. He was an active member of All Saints Parish where he was an usher, a lector and on parish council. He was a member of the St. Joseph Legion Post 464 as well as a member of the Knights of Columbus.
Memorials can be made to St. John’s Cemetery Fund, Purcell Council Knights of Columbus, and Masses. Memorials will be taken at the visitation or can be mailed to the funeral home. Family and friends are encouraged to leave condolences at www.andres-wuestefeldfh.com.