Funeral services were held on Saturday, February 28th at Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Cherokee, with Pastor Liz Pfeifle officiating, and burial was in the Oak Hill Cemetery at Cherokee. Boothby Funeral Home of Cherokee was in charge of funeral arrangements.
Clifford Ferrin was born on June 26, 1927 in Willow Township, Cherokee Co., Iowa to Horace and Mary (Hanson) Ferrin. He graduated from Grand Meadow High School in 1946, and was married to Margaret Furgason on April 17, 1948 in Cherokee, Iowa. He farmed all his life, retiring in 2004. Cliff resided in Omaha the past four months, in LeMars for four years prior to that, and on a farm south of Marcus for 61 years. He was a charter member of Faith Lutheran Church in Marcus, and enjoyed collecting toy tractors, woodworking, leather craft, and attending old time dances - especially polkas - with his wife Margaret and all four of his daughters and their friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents and is survived by
his wife, Margaret and five children: Linda (Jim) Lair of Omaha, Nebraska; Louise "Luci" Ferrin of Sibley, Iowa; Joelene (Tom) Ewers of Hudson, Florida; Marilyn (Steve) Kofmehl of Adel, Iowa; Charles (Deborah) Ferrin of Omaha, Nebraska; 10 grandchildren; 4 great grandchildren and 2 brothers: Harold (Judy) Ferrin of Cherokee, Iowa; Wilbur (Linda) Ferrin of Reed Springs, Missouri; and several nieces and nephews.