Clarence D. “Clancy” Schlieman

March 29, 1953 – Nov. 12, 2018

Clarence D. “Clancy”

Schlieman, 65, Minot,

ND, passed away Monday,

November 12, 2018, in his


Clarence Duane Schlie-

man was born March 29,

1953, at Trinity Hospital

in Minot, ND. His parents,

Raymond and Agnes

Schlieman farmed in the

Makoti, ND, area. He went

to Makoti School. While a

student, he participated in

basketball, baseball and

choir. He was a gifted

singer and sang for many

weddings and funerals.

His mother passed away

in 1962 and his father in

1966. After the passing of

his parents he went to live

with his uncle, Wally and

aunt, Dorothy Beyer who

also lived in rural Makoti.

After graduating from

high school in 1971, he

enrolled at Minot State

College where he was a

student for 1 year. In

1976, he was married to

Shirley Karlsbroten from

Douglas, ND. They had

two daughters, Amanda in

1981 and Amber in 1985.

He was his daughters’ big-

gest fans when it came to

their recreational basket-

ball and softball games,

even coaching some of

their teams. He spent

many years working as a

salesman at Don Bessette

motors. He also fulfilled a

dream of opening a Pool

Hall, J&S Shooters. He

also dealt blackjack,

called bingo, sold in-

surance and was a driver

for PTI before retiring in

2018. He was known as a

friend to everyone who

met him, and he loved

taking almost yearly trips

to Las Vegas with friends.

He enjoyed shooting pool,

playing poker, dealing

cards and watching his

grandchildren grow up.

He was preceded in

death by his parents; and

mother-in-law and father-

in-law, Andrew and

Frances Karlsbroten.

He is survived by his

brother, Ron Schlieman

and his wife, Shelley, in

Denver, CO. His wife

Shirley, daughter, Aman-

da Schlieman, and her

husband, Marcus Van

Grinsven, their two chil-

dren, Hennie and Sterling;

and daughter, Amber

Meadows, and her hus-

band, Trey Meadows and

their three children,

Brooklyn, Reagan and

Chet, all of Minot, ND;

and several nieces,

nephews and cousins.

Memorial Service:

Thursday, November 15,

2018, at 11:00 a.m. at

Christ Lutheran Church,


Visitation: There will be

no reviewal, but friends

may sign the register book

on Wednesday from 5 to 7

p.m. at Thompson-Larson

Funeral Home, Minot.

Memorials: are pre-

ferred to Trinity Cancer-

Care, Trinity Hospice, or

to the Hockey Boosters

Gaming Division in care

of Ice Time LLC.

Those wishing to sign

the online register and

share memories may ac-

cess the online obituaries

section at (www.