Clarence L. Ferguson, age 79 of Gresham, NE died Saturday, June 16, 2012 at Gresham, NE. He was born July 30, 1932 to William Glen Ferguson and Delia (Gables) Ferguson Smith in Liberal, Kansas. Clarence was united in marriage to Loretta J. Bangert on June 12, 1959 at Colorado Springs, CO. He was a member of St. Peter’s Lutheran Church in Gresham, where he served as elder, as well as, serving on various boards. Clarence enjoyed ranching, riding horses, tinkering on various projects, raising his children, and being a husband. He enjoyed working with animals and teaching people what he knew about them. The best days of our lives were when “Daddy” smiled.
Left to cherish his memory are his three daughters, Frances (Scott) Poague of Overland Park, KS,
Waunita (Rev. Jonathan) Watt of Creston, Iowa, and Lois (Gary) Osentowski of York, NE; grandchildren
Michelle (Micah) Veatch of Overland Park, KS, Nicola Poague of Austin, TX, Jessica Poague of Overland Park,
KS, Joshua, (Kristin) Watt, of Overland Park, KS, Miciah and Hannah Watt, Creston, IA, Greg Ferguson,
Russ Osentowski of Lincoln, NE. Also surviving are siblings are LouDella (Troy) Ullom of Colorado Springs,
CO and Paul Ferguson
Services were held at Thursday, June 21, 2012 at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church in
Gresham. Interment was held at Memorial Gardens in
Colorado Springs, CO. Memorials may be directed to the family for later designation.
Condolences may be emailed to Metz Mortuary Messages will be given to the family.