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SS Peter and Paul Church
Thursday January 19th, 2017
4:00pm - 8:00pm

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Lowell F. Clifton

Lowell F.  Clifton, 78, of Waterloo, IL, died January 17, 2017, in St. Louis, MO. He was born December 23, 1938, in Sparta, IL.

    He is survived by his wife Delrita "Tina" Clifton (nee Claro); children John (Lori) Clifton, Brian Clifton, & Michael "Mike" (Ann) Clifton; step children Phillip (Becky) Dannehold, Kathy (Jim) Blockyou, Wendy Dannehold, and Jimmie (Karen) Dannehold; grandchildren; great grandchildren; brother Ralph (Veronica) Clifton; good friend Jerry McCauley; sister-in-law; nieces; nephews; and cousins.

    He is preceded in death by his parents Dwight L. & Thelma (nee Miller) Clifton; sister Joyce Clifton; brothers Larry & Charles Clifton; stepson William "Billy" Dannehold; and grandpa Bob.

    Lowell was a member of Bethany United Methodist Church - Columbia, 32nd Degree Master Mason Gothic Lodge #852, Ainad Shriner - E. St. Louis, retired from Conrail (Roselake Yard) - Fairmont City, IL, an avid fisherman, and loved his family and friends.

As an expression of sympathy the family prefers memorial contributions to: 
Shriner's Hospital

    4 PM to 8 PM Thursday, January 19, 2017 at Quernheim Funeral Home
    9 AM until time of service Friday 

    10 AM Friday, January 20, 2017 at Quernheim Funeral Home in Waterloo, IL
        Pastor Allynn Walker officiating
     Entombment will be at Valhalla Cemetery in Belleville, IL

Eastern Star Service    6:45 PM Thursday
Masonic Service    7 PM Thursday

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Wow. I can remember pop soeaking of Mr Walker. He spoke highly. Pop had said they were good friends. He spoke of several people from his p ast in the later years. I had actually got to meet one, it was an odd meeting the man went by Zeb. He worked with pop at the railriad. I met him on a job site he was a laborer and i was a teamster. Kind of strange how life works. I would have liked to have met more of his friends, as they all sounded interesting. Pop spoke alot of Mr Walker. Wish i could have known him. Thank you for your thoughts and kind words. Sincereky, Mike and Ann Clifton.

Mike and Ann Jan 15 2018 12:00 AM

Dear Family,
We just heard of Lowells passing a year ago. He was a good friend to my daddy growing up. They reconnected a few years ago before my fathers passing. My father thought highly of Lowell. Please accept our sincere condolences. We are so sorry to hear of your loss!! May God comfort you. Let us know if we can help in some way. My dad was David Leon Walker and went by Leon all his childhood years until marriage. Lowell knew him only as Leon Walker. He visited my dad in Georgia in like 2009? Not sure of the year really. My daddy was excited to see him again.
Gods blessings and comfort,
The Walker Family

The Walker Family Jan 14 2018 12:00 AM

Thanks. And thanks for your thoughts and all the help with mom and pop. It's been good to have great neighbors and friends like you guys.

Mike and Ann Jan 26 2017 12:00 AM

We are so sorry to hear of Lowell's passing.. We just found out. All of his family has our deepest sympathy. RIP Lowell..

Dan and Anita Miller Jan 25 2017 12:00 AM

Thanks so very much for your kind thoughts and prayers. We look forward to seeing you again soon.

Mike,Ann and Michaela Jan 20 2017 12:00 AM

Those we hold closest to our hearts never truly leave us. They live on in the kindness they have shared and the love they brought into our lives. Wishing you peace to bring comfort, courage to face the days ahead and loving memories to forever hold in your heart. Our condolences.

Juanita Dell and Hailey Dell Jan 19 2017 12:00 AM