Clarence L. Newville Sr., 75, Rice Lake, father of a Stevens Point woman, died Tuesday, May 22, 2001, at his home.
Services were held Friday, May 25, at Faith Lutheran Church in Cameron, with the Rev. Paul Tobiason officiating. Interment was at St. Matthew’s Cemetery in the town of Clinton in Barron County. Graveside military rites were conducted by Curry-Ainsworth American Legion Post 168.
The Mark Rausch Funeral Service in Cameron assisted the family with arrangements.
Mr. Newville was born April 24, 1926, in Clear Lake, a son of the late Cassius and Clara (Abbuehl) Newville. He was raised in the Reeve-Clear Lake area and attended Green Creek Country School and Clear Lake High School.
He served in the U.S. Army from 1944-46 during World War II.
He was married to Elsie Luedke on May 18, 1946, in Almena.
He was employed by Stella Cheese as a cheesemaker, working at Clear Lake, Glenwood City and Clayton until retiring in 1980.
He and his wife moved to Rice Lake in 1996.
He was a 50-plus-year member of the Curry-Ainsworth American Legion Post 168 in Glenwood City and a member of Faith Lutheran Church in Rice Lake.
Survivors include his wife; one daughter, Linda (Larry) Marlett, Stevens Point; two sons, Clarence “Mike” L. Jr. (Susan), Holliston, Mass., and Robert (Ilene), Cameron; two brothers, Gerald (Ila Mae), Clayton, and Maynard, (Susan), Bloomington, Minn.; six sisters,. Mildred (Ernie) Wittstock, Star Prairie, Jane (Loren) Barthilson, Minneapolis, Minn., Elaine (Harold) Urista, Roseburg, Ore., Barbara Torkelson, Bloomington, Minn., Judy (Ron) Boetcher, Clayton, and Cyndie “Chris” Cummins, Eagan, Minn.; and seven grandchildren.
He was also preceded in death by an infant brother, Milton; one brother, Alvin “Bud;” and one sister, Luella Jarchow.