Clifford C. Iverson
Clifford C. Iverson
Clifford C. Iverson was drafted into the U.S. Army in 1941 at Fort Grant, Illinois. He served in Italy durring WWII and received the Bronze Star. While stationed at Camp White, Oregon, he met Veneta Breazeale and they were married on December 16, 1943. They lived in Medford where he worked for his father-in-law, John Breazeale cutting timber and was injured and changed occupations. He worked for Robinson Brothers and later moved to Grants Pass for a short time to manage the Karls Shoe Store. He became a commercial painter and worked for Dick Tayor and later E. A. Barnes in the Medford area. Following retirement he assisted his wife, Veneta, in their store "The Doll House" located in downtown Medford. He built dollhouses and continued painting part-time for family and friends.
In 1993, Cliff and Veneta celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary. On October 31, 1996, his wife Veneta passed away following a long illness.
On September 20, 1997, he married Lesley Schleigh-Parker. They enjoyed traveling, camping, and sharing their life together. Cliff loved spending time with family on their birthdays, holidays and sports events. Last year, all his children, grandchildren and great grandchildren were together for a family reunion at Lake of the Woods.
Cliff will be remembered by his family as being very active in all their lives and he always supported them in all their endeavors. He attended the Apostolic Faith Church where he served as a Sunday school teacher, sang in the choir, served as usher, and shared his personal testimony of how Christ came into his life and met all his needs on a daily basis. Cliff will be greatly missed by all who knew him.
Cliff is survived by his wife, Lesley; his son, Jerry Iverson and Myrene, Long Lake. Minnesota, daughter, Barbara Hull and Gary, Medford, Oregon, 5 grandchildren, Todd Iverson and wife, Stacey, Ted Iverson and wife, Jodi, Troy Iverson and wife Mandy, Ken Hull and Lisa, Janell Hull, and 5 great-grandchildren, Elizabeth, Alexandria, Matthew, Zoie, and Andrew; Stepsons, Gary Parker, Kevin Parker, Jonathan Parker and their wives, and stepdaughters, Becky Frazier and Mary Beth Johnson and their husbands and several step-grandchildren also survive him. Three sisters, Phyllis, Lenore and Dolly, of Michigan, also survive him.
The funeral service will be held Thursday, October 5th, 11:00 a.m. at the Aspostolic Faith Church located on the corner of East Jackson and Sunrise. There will be a viewing on Wednesday, October 4th, 6:00 - 8:00 at Perl Funeral Home. Interment will take place in Siskiyou Memorial Park following the funeral service.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Hospice at Providence Medford Medical Center, 1111 Crater Lake Avenue, Medford, Oregon 97504.