Clifford A. Myhre

A funeral service was held Tuesday, March 3, 2015 at Concordia Lutheran Church, Edmore for Clifford A. Myhre, age 100, Edmore.

Clifford Myhre

Posted on 3/6/15

He died Friday, February 27, 2015 at the Edmore Memorial Rest Home in Edmore.

Interment will be in the spring at St. Hans Cemetery, rural Edmore.

Clifford Andrew Myhre was born July 23, 1914, the son of Carl and Anna (Kettelson) Myhre in Newland Township of Ramsey County, near Edmore. He was one of six children. He was raised by Severn and Bertha Lee of rural Nekoma where he grew up. He worked in Oregon and California for a few years before returning to the area. He was united in marriage to Beatrice Lee on November 2, 1941 in Crookston, Minn. The young couple farmed near Derrick before moving to their present farm in Highland Township, near Nekoma. He also worked at the ABM site near Nekoma as a security guard. He was an active member of Nekoma Lutheran Church, where he and Beatrice sang in the church choir for 20 years. Beatrice passed away December 23, 2011.

Clifford will be greatly missed by his family: two children, Curtis and his wife Joni Myhre and Diane and her husband Neil “Buzzy” Holmen, both of Edmore; six grandchildren, Corey Myhre of Bismarck, Terry (Darlene) Myhre of Devils Lake, Kathy Myhre of Olympia, Wash., Kim (Dennis) Olson of Bismarck,  Kristy (Adam) Meek of Troy, Ohio, and Kelly (Adam) Leiphon of Crary; 13 great grandchildren; his brother, Clarence Moe of Grand Forks; and several nieces, nephews, and their families.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Beatrice; two sisters, Myrtle Barstad and Violet Reed; two brothers, Melvin Myhre and Albert Lee; and two grandsons, Kevin and Brad Myhre.

Arrangements with the Aaker Funeral Home of Lakota.