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Clayton Cullen

August 26, 1929 - February 06, 2013

Gathering:

4-7:00 P.M. on Friday, February 8, 2013 at Boulger Funeral Home, Fargo.

10-11:00 A.M. on Saturday, February 9, 2013 at St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church, Fargo.

Prayer Service:

7:00 P.M. on Friday, February 8, 2013 at Boulger Funeral Home, Fargo.

Funeral Service:

11:00 A.M. on Saturday, February 9, 2013 at St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church, Fargo.

Burial:

Holy Cross North Cemetery, Fargo.

Arrangements:

Boulger Funeral Home, Fargo.

Clayton Cullen

August 26, 1929 - February 06, 2013

Obituary

Clayton Anthony Cullen, 83, of Fargo, ND, in accordance with his wishes, he passed away peacefully in his home surrounded by family while praying his nightly rosary on February 6, 2013.  He was under the care of Hospice of the Red River Valley. 

He was born on August 26, 1929 to Thomas A. Cullen and Alvina Rose (Lucier) in Fargo, ND.  Clayton grew up in Fargo and attended St. Mary’s School.  On August 18, 1951 he married Beverly Anderson and they made their home in Fargo for most of their lives.  Clayton and Beverly found great comfort in their Christian faith.  He was a loving father who adored his children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren.  Clayton enjoyed hunting, fishing, woodworking, and any time spent with family.  He was the gold standard for husbands and fathers and he will be greatly missed.

He is survived by four sons, Dan (Mary) Cullen of Evansville, MN and Ron (Marilyn) Cullen of Horace, ND, Roger (Deb) Cullen of Richville, MN; Bill (Laura) Cullen of Horace, ND; four daughters, Karen (Terry) Maul of West Fargo, ND, Shelia (Ricky) Van Raden of Moorhead, MN, Corinne Kooren of Fargo, ND, Jennifer (Jim) Chalupnik of Fargo, ND; his sisters, Arlene (Don) Lien, Jeannie (Merlin) Johnson, Sherry (Dick) Fradet; brother, Bob (Ethel) Cullen.  He is also survived by 24 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Beverly; 4 brothers; and 2 sisters.

The family would like to extend a special thank you to Dr. Snow of the Roger Maris Cancer Center and her staff, as well as the wonderful caregivers of Hospice of Red River Valley.

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  1. KEITH & SUE JOHNSON says:

    VERONA ILWe extend our deepest sympathy to you Karen, Terry and all the family. We never had the opportunity to meet Clayton. However we feel he must have been a good man to have raised such a wonderful daughter. May you all be blessed with many joyful memories.

  2. Daniel and Elsie Cullen says:

    fargo ndSending our sympathies from Arizona. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time.
    Daniel J. and Elsie Cullen

  3. Davis & Peggy Smith says:

    Phoenix ArizonaI will always remember your Dad’s laugh! I know you will find comfort in the fond memories you have of both your Mom and Dad…Clayton and Bev will be missed…

    Our Deepest Sympathy,

    Davis & Peggy Smith

  4. Daniel Olson says:

    Detroit Lakes I have so many fond memories of working with Clayton at Lutheran Health Systems. Everyone in the LHS family loved Clayton. I can only imagine how much his family loved him, and will miss him. My condolences to all of you.

  5. Linda M. Haag says:

    Fargo ND
    Your father was a great, giving, loving and caring man. I see these qualities in his children and grandchildren that I know. It was great to have met Clayton two years ago that Christmas Eve at the Van Radens in Moorhead. You are blessed to have had such a wonderful father, Sheila. Clayton is with the Lord and he saving a place for your family with Him. Love you all!

  6. Jerry & Nancy Fradet says:

    Letcher SDYou are all in our thoughts and prayers, and the fond memories that we have of Clayton are in our hearts.

  7. Melanie Froslie says:

    Fargo North Dakota
    Bill & Family,

    Please know that your family is in our prayers at this most difficult time. I know your dad is shining down on us brightly from heaven and is so grateful for all of you. God bless.

    Joe & Melanie Froslie

  8. Donna (Sundem) Rollag says:

    Rapid City SDA huge hug for all of you in this most difficult time. My mother, Marjorie and Clayton’s father, Tom, were brother and sister. We made many trips to Fargo and stayed with Tom and Alvina. Their entire family are all very special. I will hold you all in my thoughts and prayers as you say your earthly farewells to Clayton. God Bless each and every one of you.

    Donna Rollag

  9. Cathy Short says:

    Fargo We were just visitiing with Clayton a few weeks ago at the cancer center- He was a special person to my mom Barb Short. They had a bond when it came to where they are at in life. To his family, we are praying for you & he is in the hands of the lord now. God Bless

  10. Tami Pedersen says:

    West Fargo ND
    I am soooo sorry for all of your loss, But solid in my faith and knowledge that this beautiful soul.. now has wings! Bless you all in you all in your time of sorrow… My thoughts and prayers are with you all. Tami

  11. David & Cindy Anderson says:

    Pinson TNWe are praying for God’s peace that passes all understanding to envelope you and hold you up! May His angels administer to you in your time of need. Our hearts and prayers are with you all! We love you very much! David and Cindy

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