Mary A. Lassen, 94, of Atchison, KS passed away Saturday, October 27, 2012 at the Atchison Senior Village.
Funeral services will be held at 10:00 AM Wednesday, October 31, 2012 at the Becker-Dyer-Stanton Funeral Home. Christian burial will follow in the Cummings Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 7:30-8:30 PM on Tuesday at the funeral home. Memorials are suggested to the Trinity Lutheran Church Food Pantry and may be sent in care of the funeral home. Words of comfort for the family may be left online at www.beckerdyer.com.
Mary was born June 18, 1918 in Leavenworth, KS the daughter of Elmer and Theresa (Haas) Rhodes. She attended school at Sacks Grade School and Oak Mills. Mary was a housewife and farm wife and had worked for the Atchison Hospital in the Laundry Department. She enjoyed farming, cooking and reading. Mary loved spending time in her garden and growing flowers. She was especially fond of all her grandchildren.
She married Jess Lassen on July 28, 1938. Mr. Lassen preceded her in death on January 16, 1969. She was also preceded in death by her parents; sons, Elmer, Henry and Harold Lassen; sisters, Ann Martin, Lillian Bromley, Nora 'Shine' Underwood and a granddaughter, Theresa Lassen.
Survivors include three sons, Frank (Loretta) Lassen, Winthrop, MO; Roy (Shirley) Lassen, Cummings, KS; Donald (Cindy) Lassen, Cummings, KS; 8 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren and 7 great-great grandchildren.