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Clifford and Ruth Michelson
Husband's Full Name: Clifford J. Michelson
Husband's Place of Birth: Cook County, Illinois
Husband's Father's Name: Clifford Michelson
Husband's Mother's Name: Pearl Michelson
Husband's Siblings' Names: unknown
Wife's Full Name: Ruth E. Holthouse
Wife's Place of Birth: California
Wife's Father's Name: Theodore H. Holthouse
Wife's Mother's Name: Alice Holthouse
Wife's Siblings' Names: unknown
Children's Names: Priscilla Marie Michelson
Pastor Clifford Jerome Michelson was called to serve the Bowdon Lutheran Parish which included the Vang Lutheran Church in Manfred in October 1950. He continued to serve until the summer of 1951. At that time he was preparing to leave for the Sudan to serve as a missionary. Their daughter was born in 1951 and died in 1953 in the Cameroon at age 1.