Orrin “Bud” Sherwood Clover, age 81, of Cambridge, died Thursday, May 30, 2019, at Parmly on the Lake in Chisago City.
Bud was preceded in death by his parents. He is survived by his loving wife of 55 years, Carol Clover; three sons, Gary (Kim) Clover of Harris, Richard (Christina) Clover of Marshall, Wis., and Charles (Jody) Clover of North Branch; one daughter, Cate Bierlein of Evansville, Mich.; nine grandchildren; four great-grandchildren and one on the way; one brother, Mitchell (Michelle) Clover of Champlin; also nieces and nephews.
Bud was born May 25, 1938, in North Branch to Oren and Alyce (Stromquist) Clover. He was a 1956 graduate of North Branch High School. Bud served his country in the U.S. Air Force from 1956 until 1964.
Bud was united in marriage to Carol Wasmuth on Feb. 3, 1964, in Laramie, Wyo. They lived in Lindstrom, Hugo, Stark and have been in Cambridge for the past six years. Bud was employed with the State of Minnesota since 1965. He was a member of Fish Lake Lutheran Church, North Branch American Legion Post 85, Almelund Threshing Company, and the MN Street Rod Association. Bud and Carol have been involved with the MRSA Back to the ’50s Cruise-N-Arts at the MN State Fairgrounds for 27 years. He also enjoyed showing dogs.
A Memorial Service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, June 8, 2019, at Grandstrand Funeral Home in North Branch. Visitation will be one hour before the service at the funeral home. Interment with military honors will be at Trinity Cemetery in North Branch. Memorials may be given to the American Cancer Society.