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Clifford A. Anderson

September 23, 1930 — April 19, 2021

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Clifford A. Anderson, 90, Moorhead, MN (formerly of rural Comstock and Sabin, MN) passed away peacefully Monday, April 19, 2021, in Fargo, ND.

Clifford was born in Fargo on September 23, 1930, to Christian and Celia (Blouin) Anderson. Raised on a farm near Comstock, where he received his education and was confirmed in his Christian faith at Rustad Lutheran Church. After high school, Cliff joined the Army National Guard and served in the Korean War. An avid sports fan, he said the best thing about returning home from his service in war, was that he made it home in time to participate in the local softball game. Cliff played for and later managed Monte's softball team of Comstock. The passion didn't stop there, he would spend years as a fan, faithfully attending his grandchildren & great grandchildrens sporting events. In addition to sports, he never forgot his farming roots and tended a garden for many years. Cliff's talents were many and included National Guardsman, glazier for Fargo Glass & Paint, gardener, friend, beloved husband, step-father, uncle, grandfather, and great-grandfather.

On November 23, 1979, Cliff was united in marriage to Patricia Anderson at St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Moorhead. He was a loving and devoted husband for over 30 years. In between dances, Wednesday trips to the grocery stores, and numerous clean windows, Cliff and Pat were surrounded by their loving family. Many will recall their familiar faces at every family event, complete with iron pressed clothes in the Buick and homemade food in the trunk.

He is survived by his sister, Geri Hanson, Moorhead; stepson, Larry (Kathy) Anderson, Bloomington, MN; and stepdaughters, Barbara DeConcini, Moorhead, Jan (Ralph) Logan, Perham, MN and Carol (Lance) Schaible, Omaha, NE. He greatly enjoyed spending time with his 10 grandchildren, Michael (Sheryl) DeConcini, Tucson, AZ, Christopher (Lynn) DeConcini, Perham, MN, Nichole DeConcini, Detroit Lakes, MN, Sarah (Logan) Moore, Alexandria, MN, Kristine (Christopher) Myers, Bloomington, MN, Ralph (Karin) Logan III, Long Lake MN, Matthew Logan, Manhattan Beach, CA, Kelly (Eric) Rausch, Chicago, IL, Colby Terhaar, Omaha NE, Abby Terhaar, Omaha,NE; 16 Great-grandchildren, Jamie and Michael III DeConcini, Nicholas and Palo DeConcini, Alex (Niki), Ryan and Jack DeConcini, Evan and Ryan Moore, Maren and Kaelyn Myers, Lilliana, Ralph IV, and Isabella Logan, Theodore Rausch, and Poppy Terhaar; and his many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Pat; parents; brothers, Donald and Myron; and sisters Joan Bye and Jean Brakke.

A Memorial Service will be held on Monday, April 26, 2021, at 11am in St. Cecilia's Catholic Church, Sabin. Visitation will be held Sunday, April 25, 2021, in Korsmo Funeral Chapel from 3pm-5pm with a 5pm Prayer Service. Interment will be in Moorhead Memorial Gardens, Moorhead.

If desired, friends of Cliff may make memorial contributions to: Lakes Area Crisis and Resource Center, 1339 Pelican Lane, Detroit Lakes, MN 56501; or Serenity Assisted Living and Memory Care, 1125 Oakview Dr, Dilworth, MN.


APR 25. 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM (CT)

Korsmo Funeral Service

409 8th Street South

Moorhead, MN 56561

[email protected]

Prayer Service

APR 25. 5:00 PM (CT)

Korsmo Funeral Chapel

409 8th St. S.

Moorhead, MN 56560

Memorial Mass

APR 26. 11:00 AM (CT)

St. Cecilia Catholic Church

20 Holloway Ave N.

Sabin, MN 56580

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