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Oregon - Klaas Ebens, 85, retired Ogle County farmer, died Tuesday in the home of his daughter, Mrs. Roy (Grace) Saeger, Freeport, after a long illness. Funeral services will be held Friday at 1:30 p.m. in Farrell Funeral Home, Oregon, and at 2 p.m. in Lighthouse Methodist Church with the Rev. Joseph Burrows officiating. Burial will be in Lighthouse Cemetery. Friends may call in the funeral home Thursday afternoon and evening. Mr. Ebens was born in Pine Rock Township December 16, 1869. He married Bertha Bruns who prededed him in death.

Survivors in addition to his daughter are two sons, Harry, Byron, and Madis, Oregon; seven grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.

Dixon Evening Telegraph, April 21, 1954

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