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Clayton Poff

Obituary

Clayton Ralph Poff age 89, of Swift Current (formerly of Simmie, SK), passed away November 25, 2020 at The Meadows. The Memorial Service was held Monday, November 30, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. from Eastside Church of God with Pastor Kevin Snyder officiating. The eulogist was Murray Wagner, with readings from granddaughters Jayden Weston, Amber Moore and Tricia Bulgin as well as a song performed by granddaughter Brianne Toupin. The interment service took place at Memory Gardens Cemetery.  Clayton is survived by his loving wife, Lillie Poff; children Brett (Ivy) Poff, Valli (Eldon) Elmgren, Luane (Murray) Wagner, Barry (Kathy) Poff, and Vicki (Marcel) Reimer; 19 grandchildren; 32 great-grandchildren; brothers Del (Annie) Poff and Roger Poff; in-laws Keith Spetz, Ellen (Terry) Poff and many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by daughter Diane Poff; parents Ralph and Leona Poff; parents-in-law John and Vivian Spetz; brother Reginald Poff; in-laws Dolly Falk, Alvin Spetz, and Pat and Madeline Spetz. Clayton was born in the Illerbrun District on June 5, 1931. He attended Thring School. Clayton was employed on a farm at Pincher Creek, AB, several farms in Simmie and Gull Lake areas, and worked on the oil rigs several winters. He went on to have a mixed farming operation in the Simmie area.  Clayton's love of cattle and horses played a major role in his farming career and he could often be found at cattle or horse sales, where his favorite sayings included "Better give it one more bid" and "A few more wouldn't hurt". Clayton and Lillie retired into Swift Current in 2006, but he continued to help out at the farm until 2018. Clayton had many interests, including curling, hockey, baseball, chariot racing, hunting, and dancing. Clayton and Lillie loved attending dances and would dance anywhere music played, in any kitchen, living room or open-area. Clayton was a loving and devoted husband, father, grandfather and friend. He enjoyed visiting with anyone, anywhere, at any time. He was irresistible to the grandchildren; they all loved sitting on grandpa's knee, tagging along with him on the farm, getting a yodelling lesson, or a horseback riding lesson. Clayton was hard-working, honest, and a gentle soul; Always helping out anyone who needed a hand. He will be dearly missed, but always in our hearts. Clayton's family would like to express their sincere gratitude to the staff at the Meadows for their care and compassion while he was there.  In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to STARS Air Ambulance or the Dr. Noble Irwin Healthcare Foundation. Warren's Funeral Home were entrusted with the arrangements. For further information call 306-773-8831 or 1-800-267-6606 or visit our website at www.warrensfuneralhome.com and express your sympathy on the family tribute wall.
 

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Services

Private Family Service

East Side Church of God
2105 Adams Street
Swift Current, SK S9H 3X6

Donations

Stars Air Ambulance
2640 Airport Road, Regina SK S4W 1A3
Tel: 1-306-564-7900
Web: http://www.stars.ca

Dr. Noble Irwin Health Care Foundation
2051 Saskatchewan Drive, Swift Current SK S9H 0X6
Tel: 1-306-778-3314

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