Clifford E. Schmierer, 93, died on May 9, 2014. He was born and raised in Ellendale, ND. Cliff was a Navy veteran of WWII, serving as a Lt. in a Scout and Raider Unit in the interior of China. He was a teacher in the Granite Falls and Everett School Districts, retiring in 1979 from Evergreen M.S. He loved woodworking, fishing and hunting. He was married to Teresa Walsh in Phoenix, AZ in 1946, and was planning to celebrate their 68th anniversary on May 18th. Cliff was preceded in death by his son, Kurt Schmierer in 1994. Cliff is survived by his loving wife, Teresa; his sons, Jerry (Theresa), and Mike (Barb); daughter, Ann; and sister, Clara. Cliff has four grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Service arrangements: May 17, 2014, 11 a.m., Purdy & Walters at Floral Hills, 409 Filbert Rd., Lynnwood, WA. Reception to follow. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Kurt Schmierer Memorial Scholarship, WWU Foundation, 516 High St, Old Main 430, Bellingham, WA 98225-9034. Online memorial and comments: www.mem.com
Published by The Herald (Everett) from May 11 to May 15, 2014.