Rev. Clifford Byron Tjelmeland, 83, Marshalltown, passed away Monday, February 6, 2012 at the Marshalltown Medical & Surgical Center.
A Memorial Service will be held Friday, February 10, 2012 at 10:30 AM at the First United Church of Christ, Marshalltown with Pastor Kim Wilson officiating. Interment will follow at Riverside Cemetery. A Memorial Visitation will be held Thursday, February 9, 2012 from 5-7 PM at the First United Church of Christ, in Marshalltown.
Clifford was born on March 24, 1928, in rural Story County, the son of Martin Vier and Ora (Anfinson) Tjelmeland.
Rev. Clifford Tjelmeland
He served his country in the U.S. Army. Clifford attended Rhema Bible College in Oklahoma.
He was united in marriage to Patricia Jean Ditzler. She passed away on December 2, 2001. Clifford married Vicki Johnson. He farmed, worked at Rath Packing Company, had his own underground Construction Company and a long time prison ministry.