Grandpa Clarence’s Obituary

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Fox, Clarence V.

July 25, 1912 – February 15, 2003

(Published Tuesday, February 18, 2003 11:17:09 AM CST)

CARLSBAD, NM/JANESVILLE & REDGRANITE , WI–Clarence V. Fox, age 90, of Westridge, Carlsbad, NM, passed away Sat., Feb. 15, 2003, at Landsun Health Service Center. He was born on July 25, 1912, to Charles and Cecilia Fox in Redgranite, WI. He graduated high school and attended County Normal and earned a teaching degree. He then went to the University of Wisconsin where he earned a B.A., M.A. and worked on a Ph.D. in education. He married Myra Irene Jorgensen on May 28, 1938, in Waushara County, WI, and they had one daughter. Mr. Fox taught high school and coached football and basketball from 1930 to 1960. He then became a social services officer-administrator until 1970. He retired in 1977. He enjoyed fishing and spending time at the family cabin in Wisconsin. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus, Kiwanis and N.E.A. He was also a member of St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Janesville, WI. He had been a resident of Carlsbad since 1999.

Surviving are a daughter, Mary Margaret Fox and husband, Lon Lawrence of Carlsbad, NM; a brother, Julian Fox of Wisconsin; 5 sisters: Jenny Kingstad of Wisconsin, Mary Ulezelski of Wisconsin, Annette Pila of Wisconsin, Virginia Cloughley of Wisconsin, and Cecilia Buelow of Wisconsin; 2 grandchildren; and 3 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Irene Fox in 1997; 2 brothers; 6 sisters; and a granddaughter.

Memorial and graveside services will be held at a later date in Janesville and Redgranite, WI. DENTON-FUNCHESS FUNERAL HOME, 1001 N. Canal St., Carlsbad, NM, (505) 885-6363, is in charge of arrangements.

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2 thoughts on “Grandpa Clarence’s Obituary”

  1. Once again, I’m sorry about your grandpa. He sounds like he was a wonderful man. I will check out his web page went I find time to do so. I will talk to you soon. Have a good day.


  2. *~Kristie~*

    Yes, at least he is not suffering from that disease anymore. That is VERY good that he will be buried next to his wife its always nice when you get buried next to family because you should be around your family in life and in death.

    I will check out the website I’m sure you’ve done a beautiful job with it!


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