Clinton Rierson

RUGBY The funeral was Tuesday in Ladbury Funeral Service, Dickinson, for Clinton Rierson, 81, Dickinson, formerly of Rugby, who died Friday, June 6, 2014, in a Dickinson nursing home. Burial followed in North Dakota Veterans Cemetery, south of Mandan.

He was born Sept. 29, 1932, to Gerhardt and Mary Rierson, in Strongs Prairie, Wis. He served in the Army from Jan. 14, 1953, to Dec. 23, 1954. He married Mavis Rixen on Nov. 25, 2003, in Manning.

Survivors: wife, Rugby; daughters, Cynthia Tully, Piedmont, S.D., and Judy Harrington, Dickinson; son, David, Wichita Falls, Texas; five grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; sister, Marcella Risovi, of Harvey; brother, Robert, Oregon City, Ore.; stepchildren, Carol Salwey, David Salwey, Don Salwey, Judy Enro, Pam LeVoir, Gary Salwey and Diane Salwey.

Memorial service: Sunday, 1:30 p.m., Bethany Lutheran Church, Rugby.