Clifford Smith
Clifford Smith

Obituary of Clifford E Smith

Smith, Clifford E. (Cappy)

Age 86 of Benson, MN, passed away peacefully on April 16, 2022 at Rice Memorial Hospital, Willmar MN.

Clifford was born on September 18,1935 in rural Swift County, to Lester Clifford and Enid Anita (Huston) Smith. Clifford enlisted in the U.S. Army at the age of 17.  He served as a construction machine operator during his tour in Korea. After being Honorably Discharged, he worked as a lineman before going back to being a heavy equipment operator, which was he “true love”.  He loved the outdoors and was an avid hunter and fisherman.

Clifford is preceded in death by his  parents; brothers; Chester (Chet), Harold, Perry and Edward (Eddie)and sisters; Thelma, Arline, Evangeline, Lola, Beulah and Elenore. 

He is survived by one sister; Cecil Ellington and by his children, Susan (Craig) Haskins, Bradley (Shari), Karie (Kris) Karr; 5 grandchildren and 6  great grandchildren.

 Interment will be at the Benson City Cemetery in Benson MN.

A Memorial Tree was planted for Clifford
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