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MISSOULA – On Tuesday, July 28, 2015, we said goodbye to a father, brother, uncle and friend. Cliff, age 71, passed away with his family by his side knowing we loved him dearly. Clifford was born Sept. 27, 1943, in Kingsburg, California, to Clifford Elmer Willis Sr. and Mary Jean Gunn Willis. He was the oldest of four children.

During Cliff's lifetime he did many things. Cliff entered into the Army where he completed the construction machine operator course which then led him on his career path for the local labor union construction where he retired from.

Outside of work Cliff enjoyed hunting, fishing, bowling and most importantly time with his family and friends. Cliff is preceded in death by his parents; his brother Gary; his niece; many other relatives and the love of his life, Marlene.

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Cliff leaves behind his son Clifford Elmer Willis III (Tad); brother Richard (Consuelo) Willis and children; sister Sharon Nead and her children; many other relatives and of course his special friends he has made over the years far and wide.

The family will do a private memorial at a later date. Any cards may be sent to 691 Kelley Road, Columbia Falls, MT 59912.

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