Clarence Hertlein Jr. 1950-2022
Clarence George Hertlein Jr., 72, Valley Falls, passed away on Thursday, Nov. 10, 2022, at The University of Kansas Medical Center in Kansas City.
Clarence worked as a salesman in the welding supply field and at the Midwest Grain Products (MGP) facility in Atchison. He was a Navy veteran of the Vietnam War.
He was born July 30, 1950, the son of Clarence Sr. (deceased 1992) and Teresa M. (Nelson) Hertlein (deceased 2002).
Surviving are his sisters, Mary Lou Fisher (Doug), Virginia Ann Burghart, Rita Marie Hertlein and Carol Sue Debacker (Dan). Also surviving are nieces and nephews, Deann (Fisher) Kipers (Gregg), Matthew Fisher (Valerie), Michael J. Burghart Jr., Beth (Burghart) Erb (Tory) and Mariah (Debacker) Rickenbach (Philip, also known as Ricky), and his best friend considered brother Scott (Sarg) Morrow (Cindy). Many other close friends and distant relatives also survive.
Clarence was cremated. Weather permitting, a Catholic burial, officiated by Father Lazar Carasala, will be held at Coal Creek Cemetery in Valley Falls at 1 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 10. Those wanting to attend are welcome to do so.