Clarence Marvin Sund, 85, rural Minot, died Sunday, Sept. 22, 2013, in a Minot hospital.
Clarence was born Sept. 11, 1928, at Bottineau, the son of Chris and Myrtle (Aasen) Sund. He was raised and educated at Kramer and graduated from Kramer High School in 1946. Clarence entered into active-duty service with the Army in 1951 and honorably served his country during the Korean Conflict until 1953.
He returned to North Dakota and was united in marriage to Annabelle Smith on Nov. 15, 1954, at Las Vegas. They made their home west of Minot throughout the years. Clarence was employed as a janitor for Minot Public Schools, cab driver for Minot Cab Co., with Beeline Service of Minot, and later drove truck for Westland Oil Co. In 1970, he purchased his own trucking company and operated as an independent driver until retiring in 2006.
Clarence was a member of Bethany Lutheran Church, Minot. He enjoyed fishing in his younger years.
His loving family includes: wife of 59 years, Annabelle; children, Randy Sund, of Minot, and Laurie Sund, of Minot; and grandson, Louis Bohl, Minot.
Clarence was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Orville; and sister, Grace.
Funeral service: Friday, Sept. 27, 2013, at 10:30 a.m., in Bethany Lutheran Church, Minot.
Interment: Rosehill Memorial Park, Minot.
Visitation: Thursday, Sept. 26, from 2 to 7 p.m., in Thomas Family Funeral Home, Minot.
Those wishing to sign the online memorial register or share memories are invited to use the expressions of sympathy section at (www.thomasfamilyfuneralhome.com).