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Clarence Field Sr.

Sept. 6, 1938-Aug. 18, 2011

Former Detroit Lakes resident Clarence "Cy" E. Field Sr., 72, of West Fargo, died Thursday, August 18, 2011 at his home.

Cy was born the son of Melvin and Lydia (Bondarenko) Field on September 6, 1938 in Erie Township, Becker County, in rural Detroit Lakes. He was raised and educated in Detroit Lakes.

As a young man, Cy worked in road construction with his dad and brothers in the southern United States. Cy then worked at Field Trucking, which was the family trucking business. He married Diane Moser on September 6, 1963 and became an owner-operator with the trucking business. He later became a dry waller and worked in various parts of the country.

Cy enjoyed playing sports as a young man and watching them as an "old man," especially his beloved Vikings and Twins.

Surviving Cy are his son, Cy (Julie) Field Jr. of Detroit Lakes; two grandchildren, Nate and Jenna Field; two step-grandchildren, Matt and Missy Blanchard; sister, Marlene (Douglas) Faus of Moorhead; numerous nieces, nephews and good friends.

Preceding Cy in death were his parents; two sisters, Ethel Davis and Margaret Field; and two brothers, Chester and Allan Field.

Memorial services are set for 11 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 23 in West-Kjos Funeral Home, Detroit Lakes, with visitation for one hour prior to services.

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