Clyde Allen Mortenson long time Yerington resident passed peacefully on March 31, 2012 at St Marys Medical Center in Reno, Nevada.
Born in Ogema, Minnesota on October 23, 1940 to Nels and Bessy Mortenson. Clyde was the youngest of 6 children.
He is survived by his loving wife of 36 years, Dorothy Mortenson of Yerington, NV.; brother, Nels (Karen) Mortenson of Ogema, Minnesota and two sisters, Meme of Wisconsin, Georgina and Jim of Arizona; five children, Gregg and Patti Mortenson of California; Staci Skalla Ekberg (Jerry) of Longmont, Colorado; Shami Skalla of California; Sean (Karen) Skalla of Westminister, CO.;seven grandchildren, Kayla Fray-Skalla of Reno, NV.; Jerald Zapponi of Cheyenne, WO.; Michael Moody of Payson, AZ.; Kenny Fray-Skalla of Yerington, NV.;Alex, Lauren and Nicole Skalla from Colorado.They were the love of his life
A Celebration of Clyde's life will be held at 1:00 PM on Saturday , April 7, 2012 at Casino West Convention Center in Yerington.
Arrangements are under the direction of The Gardens Funeral Home Crematory , Cemetery 2949 Austin Highway Fallon, Nevada 89406 775 423-8928
“I AM SAD TO HEAR ABOUT MY UNCLE CLYDE. I WAS JUST TALKING ABOUT HIM LAST WEEK. MY LOVE GOES OUT TO ALL OF HIS FAMILY. MAY HE REST IN PEACE.”
— JACKIE ZIMA-BLUE
“Thank You for the fond memories and hospitality while hangen' out at your house with Stacie (My BBF!) in Fremont, CA.”
— Suzy Noble
“Broke my heart to hear about Uncle Clyde.As a kid in Minnesota and a teenager in Oakland Clyde was always there for me.Dorothy, you and yours have lost a great guy. Love from Russ and Gary and our families. ”
— RUSSELL GORNE