March 14, 2016
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March 15, 2016
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Clayton Duane Peck, 89, of Fargo, North Dakota (formerly Detroit Lakes, MN), died Thursday March 10, 2016 at Villa Maria Nursing Home. Clayton was born January 16, 1927 in Pelican Rapids, MN to Charles and Borghild (Berg) Peck. He graduated from Audubon High School in 1944. The day after graduation he entered the United States Army where he served his country as a Radio Operator during World War II. He later worked as a Vice President in the building industry for many years before his retirement.
He married Norraine Inez Elton in Audubon, MN on June 19, 1949 at First Lutheran Church, Audubon, MN, and were blessed to be married for 65 years.
Clayton was a member of the VFW, Elks and American Legion and First Lutheran Church Detroit Lakes, MN. He loved gardening, hunting, taxidermy and fishing. He was a very talented woodworker and many people were fortunate to receive something beautiful that he had made.
He is survived by his wife, Norraine, 3 children; Steve (Denise) Peck, Fargo, Sharon (Barry) Dallum, (formerly Uhlig), Fargo, Shane (Jami) Peck, Souris, ND; 7 grandchildren; Shannon Cook, Stacey Boudreau, Sharla Uhlig, Shawn (Kristi) Uhlig, Sharlynn (Devin) Knutson, Scot Peck (Jessica Rux), Sasha Peck, and 6 great grandchildren and numerous nephews and nieces. He was preceded in death by his parents, Charles and Borghild Peck, 2 sisters, Shirley Hunnel and Connie McDougall, a brother, Chuck Peck.
There will be visitation from 5-7 p.m. Monday at Boulger Funeral Home and Celebration of Life Center. A memorial service with military honors, will be held Tuesday at 11:00 a.m. at Boulger Funeral Home with visitation one hour prior to the service. Burial will take place at a later date at Audubon, MN.
The family also gives thanks to the staff at Villa Maria Nursing Home for their loving care and kindness.