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Clayton L. Deter

December 21, 1929 January 14, 2020
Clayton L. Deter
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Obituary for Clayton L. Deter

CLAYTON L. DETER, 90, of Morrison, IL, died Tuesday, January 14, 2020, at Resthave Home in Morrison.

His funeral service will be 11:00 AM Monday, January 20, 2020, at the Science Ridge Mennonite Church in Sterling, IL with Pastor Craig Sipes of Brethren in Christ Church in Morrison and Pastor Dan Rusmisel officiating. Visitation will be from 3:00 to 6:00 PM Sunday, January 19, 2020, at the Morrison Chapel of the Bosma-Renkes Funeral Home. Interment will be at Science Ridge Mennonite Cemetery in Sterling. In lieu of flowers, a memorial has been established by the family.

Clayton was born December 21, 1929, in Morrison, IL, to Daniel S. and Violetta (Nice) Deter. He attended Gridley Elementary School and was a graduate of Morrison High School. Clayton married Dorrine J. Bos on June 7, 1950, in Sterling. She died January 1, 2019. Clayton was a lifelong farmer and also worked for IDOT for twenty years. He was a member of Science Ridge Mennonite Church in Sterling where he participated in various church organizations and activities. He enjoyed classic tractors and had his own antique tractor collection. Clayton loved spending time with his grandchildren and attending their school activities.

Survivors include three sons, Rod (Tammy) Deter, Russ (Amy) Deter, and Rick (Glenda) Deter all of Morrison, IL; eleven grandchildren, Julia Deter, Tricia Deter, Daniel (Sarah) Deter, Kendall (Emily) Deter, Robert (Diane) Deter, Adam Deter, Emily (Cesar Contreras) Lambdin, Hannah Lambdin, Marie (Bryce) Brewer, Brock Deter, and Aaron Deter; four great-grandchildren, Lily, Bryson, Jonathan, and Zeke Deter.

He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife, Dorrine; one son, Randy Deter; one daughter-in-law, Sharon Deter; two sisters, Savilla and Elcy Ann Deter; two brothers, William and Melvin Deter.

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Visitation

Sunday

19

Jan

3:00 PM 1/19/2020 3:00:00 PM - 6:00 PM 1/19/2020 6:00:00 PM
Bosma-Renkes - Morrison Chapel

404 Lincolnway East
Morrison, IL 61270

Bosma-Renkes - Morrison Chapel
404 Lincolnway East Morrison 61270 IL
United States

Service

Monday

20

Jan

11:00 AM 1/20/2020 11:00:00 AM
Science Ridge Mennonite Church

1702 E. Science Ridge Road
Sterling, IL 61081

Science Ridge Mennonite Church
1702 E. Science Ridge Road Sterling 61081 IL
United States
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