David Clifton, 88, survived by his beloved wife of 57 years, Rita, nee DiMaria; loving children, Brian (Mary Rita) Clifton, Carolyn Clifton and many cherished nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents Faye and John Raymond Clifton; brother, Jack (the late Betty) Clifton and sister, Rea (the late Nolan) Spears. Visitation will be from 9:30 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 4 until the time of service at 11:30 a.m. at The Oaks Funeral Home , 1201 E. Irving Park Rd., (at Prospect) Itasca. Interment will be private in Concordia Cemetery, Forest Park. Born in Smith Center, KS, he served in the U. S. Navy during WWII. After graduating from the University of Notre Dame, David completed graduate studies earning an M.A. at Northwestern University. He worked at Kelco Co. as an executive for 42 years in the firm's Chicago Loop office. In lieu of flowers, donations to Holy Cross Association, PO Box 771, Notre Dame, IN 46556 would be appreciated. For funeral info: 630-250-8588 or www.theoaksfh.com
Published in Chicago Tribune on August 2, 2012
Created by: Joseph Anthony
Record added: Aug 02, 2012
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