Updated: Aug 31
Clifford Marvin Gronfur was born March 5, 1932 in Williston, ND to Christ and Mina C. (Fosse) Gronfur. Growing up he attended Brooklyn School in Brooklyn Township grades 1 – 6, Williston Central School grades 7 &. He attended Williston High School his freshman year then transferred to Epping High School grades 10 – 12 and graduated from Epping High School with the class of 1950. Moving onto college, Clifford attended the University of North Dakota in Grand Forks graduating in 1955 with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration with a minor Degree in Social Studies. At Minot State Teacher’s College, he obtained a Minor Degree in Secondary Education, Minor degree in Music.
At UND Clifford was involved in Lamda Chi Alpha, Gamma Theta Upsilon, Arnold Air Society, Kappa Kappa Psi. He was also a member for many years in the University Symphony and Marching Bank, Kappa Kappa Psi Jazz Band and Flickertail Follies.
He was an excellent teacher who thoroughly enjoyed his job and students. He taught at various schools, was a Band Director, involved in coaching, and theater and was the Business Administrator at School District #8. He was an excellent artist and loved sharing his artwork with others.
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