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Clayton E. Teigen

September 15, 1939 — July 1, 2019

Clayton "Babe" E. Teigen, 79, of Moorhead, MN, died on Monday, July 1, 2019, in Essentia Health, Fargo, ND.

Clayton Ellis Teigen was born September 15, 1939, the son of Clayton and Lila (Wiese) Teigen He was raised in Moorhead where he attended Moorhead High School before entering the U.S. Air Force. Upon returning home, Clayton went to work for Cass Clay Creamery in Fargo and served in the Air National Guard until 1999.

On October 22, 1960, he was united in marriage to JoAnne Geros in Moorhead, where they made their home and Clayton continued working for Cass Clay until retiring after 40 years. He also was the co-owner of A & B Carpet from 1970 until 1999. JoAnne passed away and he continued to make his home in Moorhead.

Clayton enjoyed spending time at his lake home on Tamarac Lake. Even though he was a hard worker he enjoyed fishing, playing cards and going to the casino. Clayton's greatest joy was spending time with his grandchildren.

He is survived by his children, Randy Teigen, Fargo, Julie (Michael) Nerguson, Moorhead, Michelle (Gary) Johnson, Fargo, Kelly (Scott) Nelson, Hutchinson, MN, and Heidi (Thomas) O'Hare, Cedar Rapids, IA; twenty-one grandchildren; eleven great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; sister, Patricia (Gene) Hetland, Anoka, MN; brothers, Michael (Caryl) Teigen, Sandy, UT, and Walter (Sylvia) Teigen, Moorhead; and numerous nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, JoAnne; daughter-in-law, Becky; great-granddaughter, Bernice; sister, Eunice; and brothers, Richard and John.

Clayton is now resting in peace with his beloved wife, Jo.

As Clayton would say "Peace be with you my child and may the Lord take a liking to your soul."

A Gathering of Friends for Clayton will be one hour prior to his funeral service.

His Life Celebration Service will be Friday, July 12, 2019, at 11:00 AM in Korsmo Funeral Chapel, Moorhead.

Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery, Moorhead.

(Korsmo Funeral Service, Moorhead, MN)



Cemetery Details Riverside Cemetery, Moorhead 2901 Oakport St. N.
Moorhead, MN 56560

Gathering of Friends

JUL 12. 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM (CT)

Korsmo Funeral Chapel

409 8th St. S.

Moorhead, MN 56560

Celebration of Life

JUL 12. 11:00 AM (CT)

Korsmo Funeral Chapel

409 8th St. S.

Moorhead, MN 56560

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