Clinton MoenClinton Moen, age 78, resident of Michigan, ND, died Sunday, June 27, 2010 at Altru Hospital in Grand Forks, ND.
Clinton Moen, age 78, resident of Michigan, ND, died Sunday, June 27, 2010 at Altru Hospital in Grand Forks, ND.
Clinton Owen Moen was born May 28, 1932 in Grand Forks, the son of Rudolph O. and Gena C. (Lillehaugen) Moen. He was raised on his parents farm near Whitman, ND, where he also attended elementary school. He is a 1950 graduate of Michigan High School. He began farming in the Whitman area and also worked many years at the Whitman Co-op Elevator. Clinton married Gladys Zahradka on April 14, 1955 in Lankin, ND. He joined the U.S. Army on January 27, 1955 and was honorably discharged on January 26, 1957. He returned home to farm. He enjoyed his farming career and retired in 1983. In 1985 he began working at Miller's Hardware in Grand Forks. He retired from that position in 1999 and moved to Michigan. Clinton enjoyed driving around the countryside to look at the crops and the beautiful scenery. He was an active member of Sarnia United Lutheran Church of Whitman and the church council, the Whitman Elevator Board, the Devils Lake Elks club, the American Legion, and was active in community affairs and politics.
Clinton's family includes a daughter, Debra (Alvin) Schroeder of Devils Lake, ND; a son, Jeff (Deb) Moen of Whitman, ND; 5 grandchildren, Amber (Lance) Duey of Crary, ND, Ryan Schroeder of Devils Lake, Sara Keller of Bismarck, ND, Margo Moen of Whitman, and Haley (Trevor) Nielsen of Fordville, ND; a brother, Gene (Orriene) Moen of Kent, WA; a sister, Melba Brierley of Hamburg, NY; and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; a daughter, Margo Jane Moen; and a sister, Doris Helgeson.
Clinton's Funeral Service will be held at the Sarnia United Lutheran Church, Whitman, ND, on Thursday, July 1, 2010 at 10:30 a.m.
Interment will be in the West Forest Cemetery.
Visitation will be held at the Aaker Funeral Home of Lakota on Wednesday, beginning at 1:00 p.m. with a Prayer Service at 6:30 p.m. Visitation will continue at the church on Thursday, from 9:30 a.m. until the time of service.