Clifford Bernard Mihm of Indianola died Monday, Feb. 11, 2008, at Community Hospital in McCook. He was 85 years old.
Clifford was born on July 15, 1922, at Indianola to Fred Henry and Anna Marie (Kircher) Mihm. He attended Indianola Public Schools.
On Oct. 20, 1945, he was united in marriage to Sylvia Elizabeth Townsend in Indianola. To this union three children were born. They made their home on a farm in the Indianola community where they made their living farming. They moved to Indianola in 1997, after their retirement.
Clifford was a member of St. Catherine's Catholic Church and Knights of Columbus. He was a lifetime member of the McCook Elk's. He served on the county election board and supported the 4-H program. He loved his animals especially his dogs and cattle. Clifford was an avid hunter. He was a devoted husband, father, and grandfather.
Preceding him in death were his parents, Fred and Anna Mihm; his wife, Sylvia, on Oct. 19, 2002; two brothers, Albert and Clarence Mihm; and three sisters-in-law, Lena Mihm, Alma Mihm and Claudia Mihm.
Survivors include his three children, Myrna Snodgrass of Exeter, Ron Mihm and wife, Teresa, of Lincoln and Dennis Mihm and wife, Mary of Indianola; brother, Harold Mihm of Wauneta; sister, Mildred and husband, John Weskamp of McCook; brother-in-law, Delbert Townsend of Fort Washington, Md.; nine grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and many nieces, nephews, cousins and a host of friends.
Memorials may be given in his name.
Visitation is today and Wednesday from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m., and Thursday from 9 a.m., until time of rosary.
Rosary will be led by Indianola Knights of Columbus on Thursday at 7 p.m., at Carpenter Breland Funeral Home
Mass of Christian Burial will be Friday, 10 a.m., at St. Catherine's Catholic Church in Indianola with Father Thomas McGuire officiating. Burial will be in St. Catherine's Cemetery.
Carpenter Breland Funeral Home of McCook is in charge of the arrangements.