Obituary-Clarice Hastings

Clarice Lue (Bottorf) Hastings was born May 31, 1936, fourth child of five children to Vernon and Irene Bottorf in Jewell, Ks. She went to be with her Lord and Savior on June 24, 2024 at the age of 88 years at her home in Jewell, KS.

Clarice grew up on a farm southwest of Jewell and attended country schools, graduating from Jewell Rural High School with the class of 1954.

Clarice married Emery L. Hastings on February 22, 1955, making their home in Jewell. Born to this union were five children: David, Keith, Deanna, Delores and Daniel. Emery and Clarice enjoyed 39 years together before Emery’s death in 1994.

Clarice’s family was her pride and joy. She enjoyed helping whenever and wherever she was needed.

Preceding Clarice in death were her parents, her husband, Brother Gerald Bottorf and Sister Betty Bowlin.

Survivors include her five children, David (Pam) Hastings, Esbon, KS; Keith of Jewell; Deanna (Bob) Freeman, Jewell, KS; Delores (Bob) Angleton, Mankato, KS; Daniel (Michelle) Hastings, Sparta, MO. Sisters Virginia (Leonard) Duskie of Ionia, KS and Linda Betz of Sierra Vista, AZ. Grandchildren Zachariah (Kassidy) Hastings, Kirbyville, MO, Savannah (Jon) Bridges, Bella Vista, AK Chris (Shanna) Freeman, Wakefield; Bobi (Chad) Fogo, Mankato; Jason (Jennifer) Hastings, Harwich, MA; Dunstan Hastings, Harwich, MA; Ryan (Heidi) Hastings, Springfield, MO; Garrett Hastings, Oklahoma; Marc (Toni) Hastings, Harveyville, KS; Tom (Sammi) Hastings, Scranton, KS; Danny (Josie) Hastings, Longmont, CO; Lacy (Andrew) Canon City, CO; Heather (Dave) Relph, Salina, KS; Ashlyn (Luke) Bishop, Longmont, CO; Justin (Mandy) Angleton, Esbon, KS; Neita Bange, Hudson, CO; Jeff Mizner, Bellingham, Washington. Clarice was also survived by nineteen great-grandchildren and two great-great grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews, and friends.

Visitation will be Wednesday, June 26, 2024 at Kleppinger Funeral Home, Jewell, KS.

Graveside services will be Thursday, June 27, 2024 at 10:30 AM at the Jewell City Cemetery, Jewell, Ks. At Clarice’s request there will be no open casket.

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