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Candace Klaasmeyer – Metz Mortuary

    Candace D. Klaasmeyer
    Candace D. Klaasmeyer, the daughter of Marilyn June (Munsinger) and Dayre Marion Williams, was born October 8, 1950 at Council Bluffs, Iowa. She died on Wednesday, March 3, 2021 at the Banner Del Webb Hospital in Sun City, Arizona.

    Candace grew up in Clarinda, Iowa and graduated from Clarinda High School in May of 1968, she went on to earn an Associates Degree from Iowa Western Community College in Clarinda in 1970.  Candace spent a summer in Superior, Nebraska as the swimming pool manager and met and married the love of her life Al Klaasmeyer on June 6, 1971 at the Presbyterian Church in Superior.  Along with this marriage to Al came a son, Matthew Alan, and daughter, Molly Lynn, was April 25, 1972.  Candace worked as a dental assistant in Hastings, Nebraska working for Dr. George Landgren; in York, Nebraska for Dr. Scott Wieting and in Lincoln, Nebraska for Dr. Paula Harre Orthodontics. Candace was then employed as the executive secretary for the Director of Nursing in the ER Department at St. Elizabeth Regional Medical Center in Lincoln, retiring April 1, 2016.  Al and Candace moved to Sun City West, Arizona in August 2017 to enjoy their retirement.

    Candace loved in this order: her husband Al; daughter and son-in-law and grandsons all equal amounts; Sun City West Clay Club of which she served as secretary and second vice president; doing crafts of all kinds including stain glass work, sewing, quilting and cooking which she lovingly shared with all her nieces and nephews; celebrating Easter with her entire family; rides in their corvette and golf which she wasn’t very good at.

    Things she didn’t like included cranky people and coyotes eating her Gamble Quail chicks. Candace’s personality was pervaded by a warm and quick smile for everyone. Her home and heart were open to everyone she knew and her endearing spirit and love will be cherished and held forever in the hearts of everyone who knew her.

    She is preceded in death by her father Dayre M. Williams Sr; son Matthew Allen Klassmeyer and in laws Kurt and Ella Klaasmeyer.

    Survivors include her husband Al Klaasmeyer of Sun City West, Arizona; daughter Molly Quick and husband Brian of Benedict, Nebraska; grandsons: Jerrett and Andrew Quick of Benedict, Nebraska; mother Marilyn Williams of Superior, Nebraska; brothers Dayre Williams and wife Lu of Red Cloud, Nebraska; David Williams and wife Kim of Superior, Nebraska; brother in law Ken Klaasmeyer and wife Linda of Elkhorn, Nebraska; sister-in-law Andrea Zuniga of New Mexico;  nieces, nephews other relatives and her many, many friends.

    Funeral services will be held this Wednesday 10:00 am, March 10, 2021 at First Evangelical Lutheran Church in York, Nebraska.  Burial will be held in the Greenwood Cemetery in York, Nebraska.  Fred Meyers will be conducting services.  Condolences may be sent to the family at www.wmsfh.com. Visitation will be held on Tuesday at Metz Mortuary from 5 pm to 7 pm at the mortuary in York. Candace’s service will be live streamed on Metz Mortuary’s Facebook page. In Lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to the Sun City West Clay Club. ​Williams Funeral Home and Metz Mortuary are handling services.

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