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Clinton "Clint" O. Gullord

March 27, 1914 — August 30, 2011

Clinton O. Gullord, 97, of La Crosse, died Tuesday August 30, 2011 at Hillview Health Care Center in La Crosse. He was born March 27, 1914 in Hamburg Township, Vernon County to Oscar and Bertha (Ronken) Gullord. He was baptized, confirmed and a lifelong member of the Coon Valley Lutheran Church. Clinton married Eva Johnson on April 4, 1938 at the Westby Coon Prairie Lutheran Parsonage in Westby. The couple farmed the Gullord home farm at rural Coon Valley before moving to La Crosse in 1963. Clinton owned and operated Dyna-Kleen cleaning service in La Crosse for several years followed by the Kiddie Land rides and concessions at West Salem Veterans Memorial Park for several years. Clinton then worked at Yearly Coal and Oil Co. for 3 years before becoming a boiler operator at Lutheran Hospital for about 15 years, retiring in 1983.

Clinton enjoyed woodworking and fishing.

Survivors include one daughter Emogene Seiter of La Crosse; one son Carlan Gullord of Anoka, Minnesota; one granddaughter, Lizann Walker of Madison; five grandsons, Layne (Diane) Walker of La Crosse, Robert (Kate) Seiter of Park Ridge, Illinois, Jay Seiter of Minneapolis, Minnesota, Kennan Gullord of Anoka, Minnesota and Carliss (Jenny) Gullord of Motley, Minnesota; 8 great grandchildren, 6 great great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his wife Eva, a sister La Verne Bartles and a granddaughter Janalee Sackett.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday September 3, 2011 at the Coon Valley Lutheran Church. Rev. Mitzi Miyamoto will officiate with burial in the church cemetery. Friends may call on Saturday from 10 a.m. until service time at the church. The Seland Funeral Home in Coon Valley is assisting the family. Memorials may be given to the Coon Valley Lutheran Church or the charity of your choice.
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