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“He sure enjoyed everything about Softball. He was a pleasure to play with, drink with, talk fishing with, and I loved his goose from the grill. ”
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Elden "Rocky" Clemenson, of Abercrombie, ND passed away Friday, May 20, 2016 at Sanford Hospital, Fargo, at the age of 63.
Elden was born in Fargo, ND, on September 10, 1952 to Elmer and Ella (Wagner) Clemenson. He attended Clara Barton Elementary until his parents moved to West Fargo. He then attended South Elementary and graduated from West Fargo High School in 1970. Elden attended the University of North Dakota. He served in the Army from 1972 until 1975 stationed in Fairbanks, Alaska. Elden worked for Altru Hospital in Grand Forks for 33 years. In 2010, Elden moved to Abercrombie, ND and worked for Advanced Security until retiring in 2014.
Elden played basketball and baseball in high school and continued to play on softball leagues well into his 40's. He was an avid gardener, Twins fan, hunter and fisherman and had many hunting dogs who loved him dearly. Elden enjoyed relaxing at the family cabin on Big Cormorant Lake in Minnesota where his five great-nieces and nephews followed their "Uncle Elden" around the lake like little ducklings. He helped his sister raise her three children. Elden taught his nephew, Brad, the skills of hunting and fishing and then taught his great-nephews, Luke and Isaac the same skills.
He is survived by his sister: Carolyn Amundson; nieces: Tricia Johnson and Tracy Amundson; nephew: Brad (Sarah) Amundson; great-nephews and great-nieces: Luke and Haylee Johnson, Isaac, Ella and Lily Amundson all of West Fargo and his dog: Willow.
Elden was preceded in death by his parents.

Honorary pallbearers will be his nieces and nephew; great-nieces and nephews and all of his "Huntin and Fishin Buddies".
Memorials are preferred to the Chris Johnson Benefit Fund.

Visitation will be from 11:00 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday, May 24, 2016, followed by the 1:00 p.m. Memorial Service at Faith Lutheran Church in West Fargo, ND.

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