Clarence Nalewaya, 80

Clarence Joseph “Clancy” Nalewaya, 80, of Delano, MN, formerly of Robbinsdale, MN, passed away Thursday, Jan. 12, 2023.

He was born March 19, 1942, to Joseph and Margaret (Polingo) Nalewaya in Woodland Township, MN.

Clancy was a loving brother, uncle, and friend. He loved to spend time in the outdoors fishing and hunting. He was an avid deer and raccoon hunter.

He made his career as a union plumber with Plumbers Union 15, primarily working on the University of Minnesota campus.

He was inducted in the Army in 1964, and was honorably discharged at the rank of SP5 (T) in September of 1966.

Clancy was always a Ford Thunderbird man. He drove one his entire life.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Joseph and Margaret Nalewaya; and a brother, Marvin.

He is survived by his siblings: Marilyn Gates, Doris (Jim) Berneck, and Ron (Elizabeth) Nalewaya.

A Mass of Christian Burial will take place at 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 21, 2023, at St. Mary of Czestochowa Catholic Church in Delano.

Visitation will take place in the church from 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday prior to the Mass. Interment with military honors by the Delano American Legion Post 377 will take place in the St. Mary of Czestochowa church cemetery.

Arrangements are by the Iten Funeral Home in Delano.

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