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Clifford E. Potter

October 5, 1915 September 17, 2010
Clifford E. Potter
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Clifford E. Potter, 94, a lifetime resident of Frederic, WI died Friday, September l7, 2010 at the Frederic Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.

He was born October 5, 1915 to Erma and H.W. Potter in Delaware County, Iowa. He graduated from Frederic High School and studied one year at River Falls State College. He married Dellories Olson August 5, 1942. He served in the U.S. Army during WWII stationed in Victoria, Texas. In 1945 Clifford returned home to farm east of Frederic where he lived until he entered the care center in July of 2009 following a fall.

He was preceded in death by his parents; son, Donald; brother, William Potter; and sister, Edna Weimer.

He is survived by his wife, Dellories; his sons, Bruce (Nancy Anderson) and Larry (wife Claudia); his daughter, Betty (husband Wayne) Schilling; and his daughter-in-law, Cheryl Foley; grandchildren, Linda, John and David (wife Penny) Schilling, Heidi and Luke Potter, Jaimi Potter (Tony Folsom) and Kayla Potter; 3 great-grandchildren, Tate and Tyson Schilling and Carter Folsom; and sisters, Elsie Brown, Barbara Jansen (husband Lauren).

Clifford was a member of the American Legion Post 249 and St Luke’s United Methodist Church. He was an avid card player, gardener, hunter and fisherman. Memorials may be contributed to your choice.

Funeral services will be held at St. Luke’s United Methodist Church in Frederic, WI on Saturday, September 25, 2010 at 11:00 AM.

Visitation will be held at the Rowe Funeral Home in Frederic on Friday, September 24 from 4-7 PM and again one hour preceding the funeral at the church on Saturday. Clifford has been cremated according to his wishes.

As information is updated it can be found on the following websites: and or by call Bruce Rowe at 715-327-4475.

Rowe Funeral Home of Frederic and the Northwest Wisconsin Cremation Center in Milltown have been entrusted with funeral arrangements.
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