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Clarence Frank Scharnberg

Thursday, October 21, 2010

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Clarence Frank Scharnberg, the son of Frank and Caroline (Ott) Scharnberg was born on March 12, 1911, on a farm outside of Everly. He received his early education and graduated from Everly High School.

Clarence married Awreatha Peck on Sept. 6, 1935. Following their marriage, he farmed in the Everly area until retiring in 1966. Upon retirement he designed and built a home on West Lake Okoboji where they spent many happy years together.

Clarence and his wife loved to ballroom dance and he was also a very talented wood carver, both were hobbies he truly enjoyed.

Clarence passed away on Saturday, Oct. 16, in Parker, Colo. at the age of 99.

Left to cherish his memory are his daughter, Vicki and her husband Bennet Johanson of Parker, Colo.; one grandson, Brian Johanson of Parker, Colo.; one granddaughter, Jennifer Johanson Halverson of Willmar, Minn.; four great-grandchildren; nieces, nephews, other relatives and dear friends.

A celebration of life will be held at a later date.