Clow, John Milton
B: 05 Jan 1911, Orleans, MN
M: Elsie Hoffman b. 23 Jul 1915, New Ulm, MN
FN: Ambrose Clow
M: Mary Jane Dennis
Children of John Milton Clow and Elsie Hoffman:
M: Cindy Unknown
M: Peggy Unknown
M: Cindy Unknown
Hallock, Minn - Johnny M. Clow, 92, Hallock, died Saturday, June 28, 2003 at the Kittson Memorial Healthcare Center in Hallock.
Johnny was born Jan. 5, 1911 in Orleans, the son of Ambrose and Mary (Dennis) Clow. He was baptized and confirmed in the Presbyterian Faith and attended school in Orleans.
On Oct. 1, 1946, Johnny was united in marriage to Elsie Hoffmann. The couple settled in Clow Township near Orleans, where they were engaged in farming. During this time Johnny began the Northwestern Auction Service which existed for 37 years.
Johnny loved life, his family, his grandchildren, auctioneering, farming and square dancing. He was a member of the First Presbyterian Church, where he served as an Elder. He also served on the Clow Township board for several years.
Loving family members include his wife of 56 years, Elsie; sons, Galen (Cindy) and Gary (Peggy) of Thief River Falls, and Allen (Cindy) of Lancaster, eight grandchildren; six great grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; three brothers, George, Gordon and Sheldon; and one sister, Beatrice Brown.
Funeral services were Thursday, July 3, 2003, 2 p.m. in the First Presbyterian Church, Hallock.
Interment was in Greenwood Cemetery, Hallock. Rev. Don Woodford, presided.
Honorary pallbearers were Johnny's grandchildren. Pallbearers were Allen Ray Gustafson, Bob Skogland, Bob Cameron, Mic Rapacz, Dave Treumer and Harlen Iverson.
The Adamson -Austin -Huges Funeral Home of Hallock, was in charge of arrangements.