Clifford D. Abrahamson Jr., 66, joined the star nation on Friday, Oct. 12, 2018.
Clifford D. Abrahamson Jr., 66, joined the star nation on Friday, Oct. 12, 2018. He passed away at this home in Sheyenne, ND. Funeral Service was held at 10 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 18 at St. Michael’s Tech Center, St. Michael, ND. Visitation was held one hour prior to the service. Burial at St. Michael’s Cemetery, St. Michael. Officiating was Fr. Paul Schuster. Special Music by CCCC Drum Group. Honorary Bearers: Eisha Paulson, Ann Wadsworth, Pat Schmidt and Linsey Onebear, Patty and Marvin Bye, Wayne Trottier Jr., Ermen Brown, Denise Hanson, Delana McLean, Terry Riggin, Patrice Scott, Daryl McSparron, Mike Rodriguez, Mandi and Andrea, all CCCC Staff, VFW Post No. 6547 members and all family and friends in attendance. Cliff was born on July 2, 1952, to Clifford and Beatrice (Jetty) in Devils Lake, ND. He was drafted into the Army in Minneapolis, MN, on Jan. 15, 1975, from there he went to Ft. Myer, VA, and he ended his Army experience at Fort Leslie J. McNair, Washington, DC. Earning an Honorable Discharge on Aug. 16, 1978, and receiving a Good Conduct Medal. He used his veteran benefits to start his education at Lake Region Junior College, earning an Associates in Arts, Liberal Arts Degrees and graduating in 1978. He then started working for the BIA Police Department. He returned to further his education at UND and earned a BS in Education with composite in Social Sciences. He started working in 1986 for Tribal Finance and then for Senior Services Program, Veteran’s Bingo, Dakota Trading Post, Game Cash, Spirit Lake Casino and Four Winds School. On May 8, 2006, until present he worked for CCCC. Clifford was a member of the VFW, American Legion, and AmVets organizations. At one time was married to Rosann (Hanson) Hoffmeyer but later divorced. He was the proud father of daughter, Angela May Abrahamson, who later blessed him with four granddaughters. He was proud to be a veteran, a friend, a confidant and loved to visit and tell stories. He had a heart of gold and will be missed by many. He is survived by; daughter, Angela (Paul) Kroeplin; granddaughters, Kendra, Katelyn, Kathrn and Kylie; adopted children, Amanda (Ryan) Domier, Amy (Mike) Jacobson, Billy (Breanne) Hoffmeyer, Kayla Nelson and girls, Mandi and Andrea, Thomas Owlboy and family, Leona and Jacoby Waldo; brothers, Sonny (Dawn), John Aslakson, Donnie and Dean; sisters, Liz (Bob) Dorherty and Connie Curtis; god child, Kayla Abrahamson; eight nephews, seven nieces, 20 great-nephews and nieces; aunts, Gloria Jetty, Doris Jetty and Betty Morin and many cousins. Clifford is preceded in death by his parents; aunts, Marie Baker, Genevia Nash and Doris M., Sis Affeldt, Margaret Abrahamson; uncle, Dave Jetty; niece, Sophia Leaf-Abrahamson; grandparents, Albert and May (Butters) Abrahamson and Ambrose and Frances (Lohnes) Jetty and Betty Morin. Online condolences may be sent at www.EvansFuneralHomeND.com.