5-7:00 P.M. Thursday, March 8, 2012 at Horace Lutheran Church, Horace N.D.
10-11:00 A.M. Friday, March 9, 2012 at Horace Lutheran Church, Horace N.D.
7:00 P.M. Thursday, March 8, 2012 at Horace Lutheran Church, Horace N.D.
11:00 A.M. Friday, March 9, 2012 at Horace Lutheran Church, Horace N.D.
Brink Cemetery, Horace N.D.
Boulger Funeral Home, Fargo.
Herman M. Clemenson, 90 of Horace, ND, died, Saturday, March 3, 2012 in the Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Fargo.
Herman Martin Clemenson was born on July 26, 1921 to Oscar and Mary (Anderson) Clemenson near Horace, ND. He worked for various farmers before entering the military service on October 8, 1942. He was a member of the K Company 126th Inf Rg 32nd Inf Div (Red Arrow Division). He was wounded in Leyte, Philippine Islands on December 16, 1944. He was discharged on October 28, 1945 and received the Purple Heart, Bronze Star and various other medals. He returned to Horace, ND and worked at various construction jobs and then began working for American Crystal Sugar in Moorhead. He remained in their employment for 30 years before retiring due to health. He married Arlene Helling on March 15, 1947 in McIntosh, MN. They made their home and raised their family in Horace. He enjoyed dancing, fishing, hunting, and trapping mink. He was able to visit family in Norway in 1998. He was a life time member of the VFW, DAV and American Legion. He participated in the dedication of the WWII Memorial in Washington, D.C.
Herman is survived by his children: Oscar “Sonny” Clemenson (Ilene), Fargo, ND, Mary Ann Huus (Gerald), West Fargo, ND, Jim Clemenson (Rosie), Vergas, MN, Collette Vetsch (Jim), Horace, ND, Rick Clemenson (Tracey Wahl), Horace, ND, Wanda Woollweever (Tom), Fargo, ND; 9 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren, brothers: Oliver (Lorna), Crookston, MN, Wilfred, Fargo, ND, Willis (Gilberta), Fargo, ND, Marvin (Dorothy), Moorhead, MN; sisters: Betty Lein, Fargo, ND and Emily Olson (Pat Trottier), West Fargo, ND.
He was preceded in death by his parents, wife Arlene, infant daughter, Mary Ann, and 4 brothers.