McPherson Hospital announces the retirement of Dr. Samuel Claassen who has served in the internal medicine clinic for almost 13 years.

The public is invited to a reception honoring the service of Dr. Claassen from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. on June 22 at the Cedars Conference Center.

A statement from the hospital says, “Dr. Claassen’s patients have benefited from his good care, he is well-respected by his peers and our community appreciates his active participation. He will be missed and we know his patients and others would like to express their appreciation to him and his wife Barbara for their service.”