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 Clayton Joseph Dwarf, Sr

Clayton Joseph Dwarf, Sr

Birth
Porcupine, Sioux County, North Dakota, USA
Death 6 Nov 2012 (aged 79)
Bismarck, Burleigh County, North Dakota, USA
Burial Mandan, Morton County, North Dakota, USA
Memorial ID 100372388 · View Source
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Clayton Joseph Dwarf, Sr. (He Ha Ka Ho waste), age 79 was born October 1, 1933 to Joseph Dwarf and Vera Round Head Dwarf. He was born and raised in Porcupine ND.

In 1952 Clayton enlisted in the US Army, Basic Training at Fort Leonardwood, Missouri, and then shipped to the Korean War where he served 16 months. He was discharged September 1955 and returned home. He reenlisted in the US Army, was stationed at White Sands New Mexico, and was discharged July 1959. Clayton was awarded the Korean Service Medal, National Defense Medal, and United Nations Service Medal.

Clayton met Beatrice Zahn and they were married October 1, 1958. To this union 6 children were born. Clayton Jr. (Betty) Dwarf, Cheryl Dwarf, Lindsey (Kimberly) Dwarf, Claudia (Sean) Dwarf, Yvonne (Terry) Hodgkiss, and Earlwin Dwarf, all of Fort Yates.

Clayton worked for the BIA for 33 years, retiring in December 1989, as the Water Plant foreman.

Clayton was a Traditional Grass Dancer. He enjoyed attending celebrations. He taught his children to dance and they traveled to many celebrations to participate in dancing.

Clayton is survived by his wife Beatrice, his children, 16 grandchildren, and 13 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, one Brother Raymond and a sister Teresa.

Source: Weigel Funeral and Cremations Services, Mandan


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  • Created by: Debbie 💜
  • Added: 8 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 100372388
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Clayton Joseph Dwarf, Sr (1 Oct 1933–6 Nov 2012), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100372388, citing North Dakota Veterans Cemetery, Mandan, Morton County, North Dakota, USA ; Maintained by Debbie 💜 (contributor 47879315) .