Clifford Gilbertson

November 2, 2017

Dec. 3, 1925 – Oct. 21, 2017

Clifford Orville Gilbertson, age 91, died Saturday, Oct. 21 at the Minnesota Veterans Home in Luverne.
Visitation was Thursday, Oct. 26, 4-7 p.m. at the Adrian Funeral Home. Funeral services were 11 a.m. Friday, Oct. 27 with visitation at 10 a.m. at Zion Presbyterian Church in Ellsworth with Rev. Paul Snyder officiating. Burial followed at Grand Prairie Cemetery in Ellsworth.
Cliff was born Dec. 3, 1925 in Ruthton to Orlo and Hazel (Peterson) Gilbertson. He served in the U.S. Army 1945-46. On Aug. 14, 1954 he married Esther Berdine Bierma. He was a manager at the elevator in Ruthton for a number of years in the mid 1960s.
Cliff is survived by daughters LaVon Lenz and DeAnn Vostad of Sioux Falls, South Dakota; five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren; and sister-in-law Jean Gilbertson. He was preceded in death by his wife Esther, parents Orlo and Hazel, brother John, and sister Marian.