1921 — 2015
Clarence Nicholas Josten, 94, a resident of the Hillsboro, OR., community passed away July 19, 2015. Funeral services were held July 24, 2015, at St Matthew Catholic Church; 447 SE 3rd street in Hillsboro.
Clarence “Kenzie” Josten was born on October 1st, 1920 to Joseph and Anne Josten. He grew up with 6 brothers and sisters on his parent’s farm in Elgin, Nebraska where he attended St. Boniface Catholic School.
In 1942 Kenzie joined the Navy and proudly served our country in World War II before his honorable discharge in 1945.
On November 23rd, 1948 he married his wife Clementine Buelt in Raeville.
Clarence is survived by his loving wife, Clementine, of 66 years; four children and their spouses; Roxy Mauss of Hillsboro, OR, Carol and Cliff Wesner of Lake Oswego, OR, Jerry and Linda Josten of Hillsboro, OR, Jeff and Chris Josten of Sisters, OR, Larry Steen of Bend, OR, a son-in-law; Larry Steen of Hillsboro and 14 grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his loving daughter Sharon Steen and infant son Clarence Josten Jr.
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