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Dugan-Kramer Funeral Home & Crematory

3201 Ave. B, Scottsbluff, NE

OBITUARY

Clarence Ernest Correll

December 7, 1927February 4, 2020

Clarence Ernest Correll, 92 of Scottsbluff, Nebraska passed away Tuesday, February 4, 2020 at Heritage Estates. His funeral service will be held on Saturday, February 8, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. at Monument Bible Church in Scottsbluff with Pastor Jake Roberts officiating. Interment will follow at Sunset Memorial Park with military honors provided by the U.S. Air Force Honor Guard. Visitation will be Friday from 5-7 pm at Dugan Kramer Funeral Chapel. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the church or to the Nebraska High School Rodeo Association. Online condolences may be left at www.dugankramer.com. Clarence was born on December 7, 1927 in Wallace, Nebraska to Frank and Eva Maria (Whittaker) Correll. He attended country school southwest of Wallace through the 8th grade and High School at Nebraska School of Agriculture at Curtis, Nebraska, graduating in 1945. Clarence worked on ranches in the Sandhills prior to joining the U.S. Air Force. He attended basic training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas, tech school at Lowry Field in Denver Colorado and was stationed at MacDill Field in Tampa, Florida and, on two occasions, at Ben Gulin Air Force Base in North Africa. He was honorably discharged with the rank of Staff Sargent. Clarence married Evelyn McClain on August 29, 1954. Clarence had five children: sons Denny, Tim and Brent and daughters Rox and Delight. After being discharged from the service, he again returned to ranch work and then worked for the State of Nebraska, Nebraska Brand Committee. He was Brand Inspector in Charge, living in Sidney until they moved to Gering in 1995. Clarence served on the State High School Rodeo Board, was a member of American Legion, a life member of Disabled Veterans, a member of the Elks Lodge and a life member of United States Team Ropers Championships Association. He was inducted into the Nebraska Sandhills Cowboy Hall of Fame in 2016 and is a life member of Monument Bible Church. Clarence enjoyed spending time with his wife, Evelyn, team roping, playing golf and, best of all, spending time with his family. He and Evelyn enjoyed a trip with their son Denny on the Veterans Honor Flight to Washington, D.C. Clarence is survived by his wife of 66 years, Evelyn; children Denny (Joleen) Correll, Tim (Wendy) Correll, Brent (Dusty) Correll, Rox (Jack) Hinrichs and Delight (Brad) Harris; 27 grandchildren, 21 great grandchildren, 1 great great grandchild; brother Jim (Della) Correll and sister Evelyn “Sis” Daly; sisters-in-law Rita Correll and Lois Correll; brother-in-law and sisters-in-law LeRoy (Donna) Daly, Loretta Valentine, Nadean Chandler, Carolyn McClain and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, Evelyn’s parents, Elmer & Eva McClain; brothers Rusty and Ted, and brothers-in-law Emory Daly, Roy McClain, Eddie McClain and Ollie Valentine.

  • PALLBEARERS

  • His Granddaughters, Honorary Pallbearer
  • His Great Grandsons & Great Granddaughters, Honorary Pallbearer
  • His Great Great Granddaughter, Honorary Pallbearer
  • Travis Correll, Pallbearer
  • Ty Correll, Pallbearer
  • Bodie Correll, Pallbearer
  • Chad Correll, Pallbearer
  • Joseph Harris, Pallbearer
  • Andy Bush, Pallbearer
  • Spencer Bush, Pallbearer
  • Jeremiah Hinrichs, Pallbearer
  • John Hinrichs, Pallbearer
  • DONATIONS

  • Monument Bible Church
  • Nebraska High School Rodeo Association

Services

  • Visitation Friday, February 7, 2020
  • Funeral Service Saturday, February 8, 2020

Memories

Clarence Ernest Correll

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Dave & Trudy Saults

February 10, 2020

So sorry to hear of your loss. Clarence was definitely one of the good guys. Always so pleasant to be around. Cherish the memories of him. Know that you are all in our thoughts and prayers.

Ted Adam/Dalton

February 8, 2020

Knew Clarence as the brand inspector in our area for many years. Was a pleasure to meet and work with. "Salt of the earth" type of person. May God's comfort be with all his family. Take Care

Wanda Moore

February 7, 2020

Hello Evelyn and family,
I have great memories of you and Clarence.... I was honored to be your friend and to sing at your wedding. I know what you are going through. Please know I will be praying for you and your family. Love you.
Wanda Harrington-Moore

Dan Connery

February 7, 2020

Sorry to hear about Clarence passing. I enjoyed this friendship, roping with him and his upbeat attitude. He will certainly be missed. RIP.

Cheryl Lenox

February 6, 2020

I have so many fond memories of the Correll family wether it was at a rodeo or a family get together. Clarance was always a kind and gentle man. His lost will create a large void and my heart goes out to you all as you grieve this lost. I will be praying for you as you travel this journey. Cheryl Cleveland Lenox






Trinity Weekes

February 6, 2020

Clarence was a great man and will he missed by all. My thoughts and prayers are with all of you.

Gary and Carol Kurz

February 6, 2020

We always enjoyed the team ropings and BBQs, Clarence was such an amazing man and a great roper. He was always there when someone needed a helping hand...just a great great man!!
Will cherish all the memories we have. Sending all our love, thoughts and prayers to Evelyn and family.
All our love,
Gary and Carol Kurz & family

Korla Keller

February 6, 2020

All my condolences for your loss. Remembering Clarence from 4-H and friends with Bernie and my Dad. Lots of good memories and I know you will miss him - peace to you all.

Aaron Eberle

February 6, 2020

Clarence will be missed and our condolences to the family - many fond memories of him at rodeos and ropings in Harrison and Mitchell.

Byron and Aaron (Cross) Eberle

Lisa Keller

February 6, 2020

What a gentleman in every sense of the word. Clarence exuded kindness and patience and was so good natured. Anyone and everyone was fortunate to know him. RIP Clarence. You had a great run and will be very missed. My sincerest condolences to Evie and your family. Please give Jerry a run for his money and a squeeze from me! 😍
Lisa

FROM THE FAMILY