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Clarence A. Monson

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Monson, Clarence

age 84, of Brooklyn Center, died Thursday morning, June 23, at North Memorial Health Hospital in Robbinsdale. Clarence Arlan Monson was born on January 6, 1938 in Ada, Minnesota, the son of Joseph and Lena (Lokken) Monson. He attended Twin Valley High School, graduating in 1956. After high school, Clarence served in the U.S. Army before attending community college in Moorhead to earn his two-year associates degree. Clarence married JoAnne Svare in 1962 in Moorhead, MN, and began his business career as a produce buyer at Red Owl in Fargo, ND where he worked until it was purchased by SuperValu in 1989. Clarence married Dorothy (Weir) in 1986 and together they made their home in Eden Prairie, MN, where Clarence completed his business career as a produce manager at SuperValu in Eden Prairie, MN – retiring in 2003. Clarence is survived by his wife, Dorothy of Brooklyn Center; sons, Brian (Tammy) Monson, West Fargo, ND; Bradley (Jaci) Monson, Lake Park, MN; and Blaine Monson, Mesa, AZ: step children; Sylvia (Brent Larson) Wier, Trenton, NJ; Maria IntVeld, Downers Grove, IL, Tom (Blanca) Weir, Lake in the Hills, IL, Nancy Wier, Dumont, NJ, and Lisa (William) Deiker, Winfield, IL: his nieces and nephews; many grandchildren; and other relatives and friends. Clarence was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Johnny Monson, sister LaVonne Eliason, and daughter Barbara Monson. Funeral service will be 11 a.m. Monday, July 11 at Evans-Nordby Funeral Home in Brooklyn Center with visitation one hour prior to the service. www.evansnordby.com 763-533-3000

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