Clifford S. Askren

January 16, 1920January 25, 2014
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Age 94

Clifford was the loving father of Shirley (Bill) Roudebush, Nancy Askren and Clifford (Jackie) Askren Jr., grandfather of Kelly (Michael) Krausz, Julie (Dave) Luark, Scott Askren, Steve (Vera) Shultz and Stacy Shultz, great grandfather of Della, Ava, Matthew, Charlie and Tay, companion to Betty Bacon and father figure to Dorinda Boyer. He was preceded in death by his loving wife Delphena and daughter Carole.

Clifford enjoyed riding his Harley and playing golf. He loved spending time with his family and his grandchildren. He also loved the many family dogs.

Clifford was a proud WWII veteran of the United States Army. He retired from Detroit Edison after 45 years of service where he never missed a single day of work.

Clifford was the Sr. member of Redford Aldersgate United Methodist Church. He was a member there for over 50 years. He was very active in the church and volunteered there for many years.

In lieu of flowers, the family would prefer that donations be made to Heartland Hospice 3840 Packard Rd. Suite 240 Ann Arbor, MI 48108.


  • Visitation Friday, January 31, 2014
  • In State Saturday, February 1, 2014
  • Funeral Service Saturday, February 1, 2014

Clifford S. Askren

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Betty Patterson

May 1, 2014

Kelly, I am so sorry to hear about your grandpa's passing. I know how much you loved him.

January 31, 2014

Shirley, Nancy, and Skip our thoughts and prayers are with you. I have never met a kinder, more easy going man in my life. I can remember growing up and eating raw potatos to be like my Uncle Cliff. What a smile!

Jack Conner and Family

January 30, 2014

Dear Luark/Askren Family:
I am so sorry for your loss. I've heard so many wonderful stories of your loved one. I know he will be missed greatly!

Cheryl Dygas
Morgan Stanley

January 29, 2014

To the Askren family, We would like to express our deepest sympathy on the loss of your father. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you. Always enjoy the memories you will have of him and I will do the same.

Love Gary and Carolyn Reader

Margaret Warden

January 29, 2014

My thoughts and prayers are with you in your time of grief. May your memories bring you comfort.

Clifford Askren Jr.

January 28, 2014

The best Dad anyone could ever hope for! I love you Dad !

John Bottenberg

January 27, 2014

Nancy, I wish you consolation and peace in your loss.

Lisa Greene

January 27, 2014

Please accept my heartfelt condolences on the loss of your father. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this difficult time. With Sympathy,

Paula Turkovics

January 27, 2014

Nancy, I'm so sorry to hear of the loss of your dad. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

Lesia Motley Hughes

January 27, 2014

Nancy and Family, With deepest sympathy, my thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time, Romans 14:8.