Edward Carl Classen of Jennersville

Edward Carl Classen

Edward Carl Classen

Edward Carl Classen, 89, of Jennersville, formerly of Casper, Wyo., died Monday, Oct. 5, at Jefferson Hospital in Philadelphia.  He was the husband of the late Louise Meyerkort Classen, with whom he shared 62 years of marriage.

Born in New York, N.Y., he was the son of the late Hans C. and the late Rea Schneider Classen.

Edward was a 1946 graduate of Princeton University.  He served our country during WWII in the Navy.  After college, he joined his father in the family business, Independent Fur Brokers, Inc. in New York.  He raised his family in Cranbury, N.J., where he was a member of the Cranbury Rescue Squad.

For many years, he was a small business owner and real estate appraiser in Casper Wyo.  In Casper he was also a member of the Rotary Club.  He was a lifelong Lutheran attending Grace and St. Paul’s in New York, St. Paul’s Lutheran in East Windsor, N.J., Messiah Lutheran in Princeton, N.J., Our Saviour’s Lutheran in Casper and St. Michaels Lutheran in Unionville.

Survivors include, two daughters, Laura Classen (Donald Wolfe) and Julia Classen (Judy Remington); one son, Carl Classen (Susan) and five grandchildren, Benjamin, Jennifer and Carrietta Classen and David and Ellen Pizzuto.  He was preceded in death by a daughter, Barbara Linda Classen.

You are invited to visit with Ed’s family from 10-10:30 a.m. Friday, Oct. 9, at St. Michael Lutheran Church 109 E. Doe Run Rd. Unionville, PA 19375.  His funeral service will follow at 10:30. Interment will be in Brainerd Cemetery in Cranberry, NJ.  Contributions in his memory may be made to Our Savior’s Lutheran Church 318 E. 6th St. Casper, WY 82601 or St. Michael Lutheran Church P.O. Box 178 Unionville, PA 19375 or to the Rotary Club of Casper WY P.O. Box 496, Casper, WY 82602. Arrangements are being handled by the Kuzo & Grieco Funeral Home Inc. (610-444-4116) of Kennett Square.  To share a memory with her family, please visit www.griecocares.com

 

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