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Baanders, August Johan Klaas

Baanders, August Johan Klaas

August Johan Klaas Baanders, 81, of Liberty, MO, passed away peacefully on April 11, 2018, at Liberty Hospital with family at his side.  A memorial service will begin at 5:00 pm Saturday, April 14, at Park Lawn Northland Chapel, I-35 at State Route 291, Liberty. A reception for family and friends will follow the service at the funeral home.

Gus was born June 2, 1936, in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.  Along with his parents, Gus was preceded in death by four siblings. Gus served in the Dutch Army. He was united in marriage to Christina DeHaan in 1958 and they immigrated to the US in 1960. They became proud US citizens in 2001.  Gus flew his American flag daily in front of his home in Liberty. Gus founded Midwest Cyclery in 1973 and operated the business for 25 years until he retired.

Survivors include his wife of 60 years, Christina; children, John Baanders (Debbie) and Christina Decker (Bob); grandchildren, Ian (Kayla), Elise, Dalton (Jordan), Carly and Mitchell, and a great grandson due in October.  Gus also leaves a sister, Lenie Kos of Amsterdam, as well as numerous nieces and nephews.

Service Information

Memorial Services: 5:00 p.m. on Saturday, April 14, 2018 at Park Lawn Northland Chapel

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