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Clinton Kilde

March 26, 1941 - November 15, 2020

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Clinton Kilde

March 26, 1941 - November 15, 2020


Clinton Norman Kilde, 79, of Fargo, ND, passed away on November 15, 2020, at Essentia Health, Fargo, ND.

A celebration of Life will be held in the Spring. Burial will be at St. Peter’s Cemetery, New York Mills, MN.

Clinton (Clint) Kilde was born on March 26, 1941, in Fergus Falls, MN, to Ben and Magna Kilde. He married Rosalind Lund in 1963. The couple was blessed with two children, Tania and Tyler. Clint was a volunteer fireman and Lion’s Club member. He worked for Future Homes, Motorola, and MATBUS. Clint was ambitious and adventurous. When piloting a small aircraft, he would often circle the homestead before landing to send a message to his family that he would be home soon. Clint and his wife enjoyed traveling in the RV to new vacation places or just a quick trip up the road to attend family reunions. An appreciation for automobiles would often have him searching for the next used car restoration project. He also shared a love of music with his wife which would bring the two of them to the dance floor in support of local bands and family musicians. Clint said that his children were his “greatest gift,” and he was always quick to lend a hand to fix whatever needed fixing or to offer words of praise or encouragement.

He was preceded in death by his parents; sisters, Betty (Bill) Boen, Shirley (Chet) Ullom, Valdine (Carl) Petty; brothers, Gordon Kilde, and Virgil Kilde. Clint is survived by his loving wife, Rosalind, who was also his devoted caregiver for 2 years; his daughter, Tania (Tim) Schepper; his son, Tyler (Deidre); 8 grandchildren, Sierra, Tylin and Tea Schepper; Ashton and Trinity Kilde; Kiana, Dexter and Dawson Leer; brothers, Rodney (Eileen) Kilde, Jack (Alein) Kemp, and sister-in-law, Marlys Kilde.


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13 responses to “Clinton Kilde”

  1. Dennis kilde says:

    I’m so sorry to hear of Clints passing, I guess we knew he was struggling but we just wanted more time with him. Just know you have my Love and sympathy.

    RIP Clint

  2. Eileen Kilde says:

    Sadly we have to mourn the loss of Clinton . Know he is in a much better place & his suffering is no more . Enjoyed all the times we spent with Clint leaving us with many fond memories ..

  3. Rod Kilde says:

    My thoughts go back to our childhood with many pleasant memories thru the years. Although it saddens me to see you leave us I know your suffering is now over and you are having good times with our family now. RIP dear brother…..till we meet again❤️

  4. Curt & Debbey (Kilde) Johnson says:

    Was SAD to hear of your passing..but knew you had been Suffering…still hard to let people go, even though no more suffering will occur….RIP Clinton

  5. Steve & Karen Krebsbach says:

    We are so sad to hear of Clint’s passing. However, we know that this world’s loss means that Heaven gained another angel! May his whole family find joy and peace in all of the many years of fond memories and lessons learned from a wonderful husband, father, grandfather, uncle, cousin, friend & colleague. Clint will be missed very much.

  6. Pat anderson says:

    I worked with clint for years @ the bus company.. I sure miss you my friend..rip…

  7. Lori Van Beek says:

    Clint drove bus for us at Matbus for many years. I always enjoyed when he stopped by my desk to fix some problem along the route. He was always right! I love people who speak their mind in a kind way. Rest In Peace Clint!

  8. Sandra Smith says:

    So sorry to hear of Clint’s passing! Worked with him at Matbus! He was a spitfire! My condolences to his family! He will be missed!

  9. Andrew Almer says:

    Every morning Clint came to work with a pep in his step and a witty comeback for everything. We couldn’t help but laugh every morning. He always looked his best when he walk out the door to drive and was willing to help were needed. Is was a sad day when he was forced to retire from MATBUS. It’s even sadder now to hear of his passing. He will truly be missed by the First Transit/MATBUS family. Rest in peace Clint (1074), your bus has arrived to take you home.

  10. Deland Bloch says:

    Clint always a fun time with you and Lindy. Think often of our time together driving down to lake Elysian to spend time with the Burns and Hrbek’s. Was a kick. Lindy and family my deepest sympathy to each of you. May our Lord and Savior bless and keep you in your days ahead.

  11. Sarah Schmaltz says:

    I was saddened to hear of Clint’s passing, may he now be at peace suffering no longer. I have lots of fond memories of time spent with Clint from all the family gatherings over the years. He was a great man who always looked so sharp no matter what! Lindy, I’m thinking of you; sending love and prayers your way. ❤️❤️❤️

  12. Vickey & Mike Goeden says:

    A bit of rejoicing is evident today as his suffering is now over. It is never easy to lose a loved one, one that has meant so much to so many. His presence will be missed, but the love of his memory will guide you all through.

  13. Susan Thorstad says:

    Sorry for your loss, you and your family are I’m my prayers. Let me know if you need anything 💕

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