July 10, 2019
9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
July 10, 2019
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Clayton B. Anderson, 90, passed away Thursday, July 4, 2019 at Bethany Retirement Living, Fargo.
Clayton was born October 16, 1928 to Benard and Esther Anderson in Walcott, ND. He attended Walcott High School. Following graduation, Clayton enrolled in Moorhead State Teacher’s College, earning a Social Sciences degree and a teaching certificate. He then served in the Air National Guard during the Korean War. After being honorably discharged, he began working for the Railway Mail Service, later transferring to the Main Post Office in St. Paul, MN.
On June 6, 1953, Clayton and Marybelle (Larson) were married in Moorhead and relocated to St. Paul, MN. They remained there for 31 years before returning to Fargo.
Clayton was an avid sports fan, watching every sport on television. He was a dedicated University of Minnesota gopher fan while living in St. Paul and a Bison fan upon his return to Fargo. He took great pride in keeping his yard in great shape and harvesting bumper crops of tomatoes. Clayton was very proud of his Norwegian heritage and he and Marybelle were long-time members of the Sons of Norway lodges in Minneapolis and Fargo.
Clayton is survived by his children, Laura (Warren) Pommier, Orlando, FL and Katherine (Peter) Livingston, Poway, CA; grandchildren Matthew (Laura) Pommier, Rebecca (Derek) Lesinski, Carolyn Pommier, Allison Livingston and Thomas Livingston. Great-grandchildren Claire and Henry Pommier and Jacob and Alexander Lesinski. He is also survived by many nieces and nephews.
Clayton is preceded in death by his wife, Marybelle; parents Benard and Esther Anderson; and brothers Burnell, Ray, Floyd and Milo Anderson.
The family wishes to thank the staff of Bethany Retirement Living and Ethos Hospice for all their loving care.
Memorials preferred to the American Cancer Society and Ethos Hospice.