Clayton Melvin Fevig, age 90, of Howard Lake, passed away peacefully Saturday, April 23, 2016.
He was born Dec. 25, 1925, the son of Anton and Olava (Gilbertson) Fevig.
Clayton was joined in marriage with Shirley A. Parkin Feb. 6, 1967, in Watertown, SD.
Clayton worked for Donaldson’s Department Store for 29 years; Sheyenne Public School in Sheyenne, ND; and as a night watchman in Sheyenne, ND.
He enjoyed gardening, reading western books, and putting together puzzles. He was also quite the handyman, building two garages, and digging a basement by hand with a shovel.
Clayton was preceded in death by his parents, Anton and Olava; brothers, Leonard and Harry; sisters, Elida and Lenore; brother-in-law, Jack and Robert; and step-son, Duane Kennedy.
He will be missed by his wife of 49 years, Shirley; children Pat, Merla, and Lenny; grandchildren Chris, Sandra, Shelly, Jon, and Duane; great-grandchildren Austin, Evan, Emalynn, Layton, and Ryder; and many nieces, nephews, other family and friends.
Funeral services took place Tuesday, April 26 at 11 a.m. at the Peterson Chapel in St. Michael with Pastor Erica Kennedy officiating. Interment was at Morningside Memorial Gardens in Coon Rapids.
Casket bearers were Steve Santema, Miles Johnston, Duane Parkin, Jon Benson, Duane Johnston, Joe Brown, and Jerry Parkin.
Arlo Haagenstad was honorary casket bearer.
The Peterson Chapel St. Michael-Albertville Funeral Home in St. Michael served the family; www.thepetersonchapel.com.