Clifford "Cliff" Mulso, age 91

Clifford “Cliff” Mulso

Clifford "Cliff" Mulso, age 91, Philip, S.D., died on Monday, March 28, 2016, at the Hans P. Peterson Memorial Hospital in Philip.

Clifford “Cliff” Mulso was born on September 6, 1924, in Witten, South Dakota, to Henry and Mary (Eisenbraun) Mulso. He grew up and attended school in the Witten area.

Cliff served two years in the Army/Air Corp. during World War II.

Cliff was united in marriage to Fern Waltoff on April 12, 1946, in Butte, Nebraska; and to this union were born three children.

Cliff served as a law enforcement officer for eight years as a patrol officer and six years as chief of police in Winner, South Dakota. After retiring in South Dakota, the sheriff’s department in Colorado Springs, Colorado became home to his law enforcement experience and lasted for the next fourteen years.

He was a lifetime member of the VFW American Legion and National Rifle Association North American Hunting Club. Cliff had a very lively attitude about him that drew people to him. Just to know him brightened many people’s lives.

Survivors include one son Roger Mulso and his wife Cindy of Slayton, Minnesota; one daughter Tami Hays of Philip; 10 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; a daughter-in-law Phyllis Mulso of Penrose, Colorado; and a host of other relatives and friends.

Cliff was preceded in death by his wife Fern Mulso; a son Dennis "Skip" Mulso; a great-grandson Bralyn Mulso; his twin sister Dorothy Williams; and a brother Robert "Bill" Mulso.

Visitation will be held one hour preceding the services at the church.

Funeral services will be held 10:00 a.m. Friday, April 1, at Our Redeemer Lutheran Church in Philip, with Pastor Ray Greenseth officiating.

Interment with military honors will be held at 2:00 p.m. Friday, April 1, at the Black Hills National Cemetery near Sturgis.

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