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Benjamin Adrian "Ben or Bennie" Clooten
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Birth: Jan. 13, 1924
Burleigh County
North Dakota, USA
Death: May 9, 1999
Mandan
Morton County
North Dakota, USA

Ben Clooten, 75, 1112 Portland Drive, Bismarck, North Dakota, died Sunday, May 9, 1999, at MedCenter One Care Center, Mandan, North Dakota.

Ben was born January 13, 1924, to George and Violet (Minor) Clooten and attended country schools in rural North Dakota. He married Violet Burtts on July 7, 1948, in Bismarck, where they have lived for the last 50 years. Ben owned a yard and landscaping business for several years. He was also Deputy Sheriff for Burleigh and Morton Counties. He then became a Correctional Officer for the North Dakota State Penitentiary until his retirement. Ben loved to hunt and fish in his early days and also enjoyed visiting and helping people.

He is survived by his wife, Violet; 1 daughter and son-in-law, Elaine and Ron Zarr of Williston, ND; 2 sons and daughters-in-law, Dwayne & Paulette Clooten and Blaine & Coleen Clooten, all of Bismarck, ND; 1 sister, Josie Fogarty of Newberg, OR; 5 grandchildren, Dawn Zarr of Williston, ND, Ronald Zarr of Denver, CO, Jennifer Clooten, Danielle Clooten, & Ashley Clooten, all of Bismarck, ND; 2 great grandchildren, Austin Clooten of Bismarck, ND and Brittany Zarr of Denver, CO.

Ben is preceded in death by his parents, 4 sisters, Margaret, Myrtle, Katherine, and Emma; and 2 brothers, Tom and George.

Funeral Service: Wednesday, May 12, 1999 at 11:00 am, with the Rev. Robert E. Feeney officiating.

CasketBearers: Joe Knowlen, Ronald Zarr, Jr., Bill Burtts, Andy Mazigian, Albert Fischer, and Pius Johner.

Committal Service: Sunset Memorial Gardens, Bismarck, ND.

Special Thank You to:
Bill and Lorraine Burtts
Joe and Ruth Knowlen
Andy Mazigian


Thank you for all the things you have done for our Father over the years! You all truly made a difference!
Thank you,
Love,
Blaine, Dwayne, Elaine, & Violet

Thank You to:
Coleen Clooten, Paulette Clooten, and Ron Zarr


Thank you for all the trips to the stores and all the times you helped take dad to the hospital! Thank you,

Love, Blaine, Dwayne, Elaine, & Violet


Source: Perry Funeral Home, Mandan, ND funeral handout

born in Naughton

resided in Bismarck, per 1935-1993 U.S. Public Records Index, 1948, 1951, 1954, 1955, 1959, 1960, & 1994 city directories

Source: http://trees.ancestry.com/tree/45038109/person/6898741656

 
 
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 Parents:
  George Pat Clooten (1885 - 1954)
  Violet D Minor Clooten (1886 - 1957)
 
 Spouse:
  Violet Burtts Clooten (1928 - 2002)*
 
 Children:
  Dwayne Roger Clooten (1950 - 2008)*
 
 Siblings:
  Katherine B Rosencrans Payseno (1914 - 1997)**
  George P Clooten (1916 - 1978)*
  Josephine Ester Clooten Fogarty (1921 - 2010)*
  Benjamin Adrian Clooten (1924 - 1999)
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Inscription:
Together Forever
 
Burial:
Sunset Memorial Gardens
Bismarck
Burleigh County
North Dakota, USA
 
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Record added: Aug 11, 2012
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Deputy Sheriff for Burleigh and Morton Counties;Correctional Officer for the North Dakota State Penitentiary until his retirement
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 Added: May. 31, 2013

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