Clough, Albert Aaron (son Albert Aaron) (December 10, 1914 - January 14, 1992)

Albert Aaron Clough

Douglas Budget - January 22, 1992

Funeral services for Albert Aaron Clough, 77, were held Friday, Jan. 17, at the Christ Episcopal Church in Douglas, with Father Tony Bullman officiating.

Interment was in the family plot at the Douglas Park Cemetery.

Mr. Clough died Jan. 14, 1992 at the Converse County Memorial Hospital in Douglas following a short illness.

He was born Dec. 10, 1914 in Douglas, the son of Albert Aaron and Mayme L. (Jarchow) Clough. He was reared and educated in Douglas, graduating from the Douglas High School. He attended and graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business from the University of Colorado in Boulder, Colo., where he pledged Phi Kappa Psi fraternity.

He worked for a few years for his father who was publisher of the Douglas Enterprise, a weekly newspaper. In 1942 he went to work for Knisely-Moore Company as vice-president and office manager, a position he continued in until the last few weeks.

He was married on Feb. 18, 1949 to Mary Clayton in Los Angeles, Calif.

He was a member of Christ Episcopal Church, Samuel Mares American Legion Post No. 8, and the Douglas Community Club where he served on the board of directors as treasurer for 28 years. He served on the Converse County School District #1 School Board, and the Converse Airport Board for several years.

In the 1960s he bowled with the Tuesday All-Stars and enjoyed playing tennis until the early 1980s. He was a member of the famed Red Devils Town Team of 1939-1940, which represented Wyoming in the National AAU Basketball Tournament in Denver, Colo. He was a charter member of the Klondike Bridge Club.

He is survived by his wife, Mary, of Douglas; two sons, Bert Hardee Clough of Seattle, Wash., and Thomas Frederick Clough of Aurora, Colo.; three grandchildren, Erin Nichole Clough, Nicolaas Clayton Clough and Amanda Mae Clough all of Aurora; three step-grandchildren Elizabeth Valente, Stephanie Valente and Jennifer Foster all of Seattle; one nephew, Albert Warren Clough of Boulder, Colo.; and one niece, Elaine Clough Alexander of Cobham Surrey, England.

He was preceded in death by his parents, his father in 1936 and his mother in 1980; and one brother, Frederick "Fritz" Clough in 1984.

Serving as pallbearers were Albert W. Clough, Ed Reynolds, Jack Morton, Jay Knisely, Jerry McCulty, Ray Fisher, Craig Goodrich and Mal Wagstaff.

Serving as honorary pallbearers were Vern Knisely, Bud Tillard, Joe Carmin, John Dilts, Bud Turner, Al Taylor, Eddie Moore, Bud Kingrey, Jim Thompson, Don Drolet, Ben Burnett, Dr. William Hinrichs, Frank Batton, Charlie George, Don Irwin, Bill Kidd, and all of his many other friends.

A memorial to the Converse County Cancer Fund in care of Converse County Bank, P.O. Box 689, Douglas, Wyo. 82633, the Christ Episcopal Church or to the choice of the donor would be appreciated by the family.

The Converse Funeral Chapel of Douglas was in charge of the arrangements.

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