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Published October 01, 2013, 12:00 AM

Clint Erbstoesser

Clint Erbstoesser, 87, Hunter, ND died on Sunday, Sept. 29, 2013 at the Good Samaritan Center – Prairie Village, Arthur, ND.

Clinton LeRoy Erbstoesser was born Oct. 25, 1925 on a farm south of Chaffee, ND. He attended country school and graduated from Chaffee High School in 1942. He worked on his uncle’s farm until age 18 at which time he was drafted into the Army on Nov. 1, 1943. He served in Ardennes, France, Rhineland and Central Europe with the 11th Armored Division during the Battle of the Bulge and rose from the rank of Private to Tech/5 and was discharged in April of 1946.

Clint Erbstoesser

Clint Erbstoesser, 87, Hunter, ND died on Sunday, Sept. 29, 2013 at the Good Samaritan Center – Prairie Village, Arthur, ND.

Clinton LeRoy Erbstoesser was born Oct. 25, 1925 on a farm south of Chaffee, ND. He attended country school and graduated from Chaffee High School in 1942. He worked on his uncle’s farm until age 18 at which time he was drafted into the Army on Nov. 1, 1943. He served in Ardennes, France, Rhineland and Central Europe with the 11th Armored Division during the Battle of the Bulge and rose from the rank of Private to Tech/5 and was discharged in April of 1946.

He returned to the farm to work until his marriage to LaVerle Nygaard of Enderlin, ND on Sept. 4, 1947. They recently celebrated 66 years of marriage. At the time of marriage, he started working for Amoco Oil Company where he retired after 41 years, most of those as a bulk agent/jobber in Hunter. LaVerle and Clint raised two sons and a daughter.

In retirement they enjoyed winter months in Mesa, AZ for many years. Clint was a charter member of the Hunter Ambulance and life long member of the First Lutheran Church, American Legion and El Zagel Shrine.

Clint is survived by his wife, LaVerle; sons, Michael (Karen), Mesa, AZ and Steve (Mary), Apple Valley, MN; three grandchildren, Dawn, Jerad and Tyler; great grandson, Cash; and sister, Betty Strubel, Waterloo, IA.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Hannah; brother, Robert Allen; and daughter, Patty Berndt who died in 1998.

Funeral: Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2013 at 11 AM at First Lutheran Church, Hunter with visitation one hour prior.

Interment: Hunter Cemetery.

West Funeral Home

Casselton, ND

westfuneralhome.com

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