DROZ, Clifford J.
DROZ, VILES, GOLDEN, GWINNUP, COLEMAN, WHITE, MITCHELL
Posted By: Joey Stark
Date: 11/15/2007 at 20:54:15
"The Fairfield Ledger", Wednesday, November 14, 2007, Page 8
DROZ, Clifford J. -- Clifford J. DROZ, age 81, of Fairfield, passed away Tuesday, November 13, 2007 at Hospice of Wapello and Davis Counties in Ottumwa, IA.
Open visitation will be held from Noon to 7:00 PM, Thursday, November 15, 2007 at Behner Funeral Home in Fairfield, with the family present from 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM.
Funeral services will be held 1:30 PM, Friday, November 16, 2007 at Behner Funeral Home in Fairfield. Interment with Military Rites will follow in Memorial Lawn Cemetery.
A memorial has been established. Cards and memorials may be sent c/o: 22534 Robin Avenue, Keosauqua, IA 52565-8336.
Online condolences may be sent via www.behnerfh.com .
Clifford J. DROZ was born in Fairfield, IA May 7, 1926 to Lawrance (sic - Lawrence) J. and Phena May (VILES) DROZ. He was a machine gunner in the United States Navy during WWII.
Clifford was a USAC stockcar driver and voted Racer of the Year in 1961, as well as inducted into the Racing Hall of Fame in Knoxville, IA. He was a farmer and employed as a truck driver for Merchants & Churchill Trucklines. After retirement, he transported Amish families in the area.
He is survived by his children and their families: Donna (Ron) GOLDEN of Norwood, NC, and Connie Sue (Dennis) GWINNUP of Keosauqua, IA, 9 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren. Survivors include sister Velma COLEMAN of Birmingham, IA, two sisters-in-law, Eva DROZ of Stockport, Norma DROZ of Fairfield, and one brother-in-law, Raymond WHITE of Ottumwa, IA.
He was preceded in death by his parents, one son Danny DROZ, one daughter, Sandra Kay DROZ, two infant daughters, daughter-in-law Martha Kay DROZ, five brothers: Marshall, Jack, Perry, John, and Dick DROZ, and three sisters: Clara DROZ, Mary MITCHELL and Louise WHITE.
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