June 4, 1933 ~ October 7, 2012
Willis A. Clemenson, 79, Fargo, passed away Sunday, October 7, 2012 at Sanford Health Palliative Care, Fargo.
Willis was born June 4, 1933 in Horace, North Dakota to Oscar and Mary (Anderson) Clemenson. He grew up on the family farm near Horace. He attended school in Horace. Willis started working for American Crystal Sugar in 1949 during the fall campaigns. In July 1952 he began continuous employment with the company for the next 43 years. He retired on June 2, 1995.
Willis married Gilberta Cossette on July 26, 1952 in St. Benedict’s Catholic Church in Wild Rice. The couple made their home in Fargo.
He is survived by his wife Gilberta; son, Wayne (Deb), Fargo and their children, Scott (Becca) and Nick Clemenson; daughter, June (Dean) Edmunds, Fargo and their daughter, Noel Edmunds; sisters, Betty Lien, Fargo, Emily Olson, West Fargo; and brothers, Oliver (Lorna), Crookston, MN, Wilfred Clemenson, Fargo, Marvin (Dorothy), Moorhead.
He was preceded in death by his parents and 5 brothers.