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Theodore F. "Ted" Clikeman


October 17, 2018

Theodore Frank Clikeman was born May 10, 1935 to Frank and Katherine (Redekop) Clikeman in Havre, MT. He graduated from high school in Chinook, MT and enlisted in the United States Navy from 1954-1957. He got his Bachelor of Science in Engineering from Montana State College in Bozeman, MT.

On April 25, 1959 he married Darlene Nicholson in Grafton, IA. The couple made their home in Rochester, MN in 1964, at which time he began working for IBM, retiring in 1996.

After retiring, he taught basic computer skills at the Rochester Senior Citizen Center. He enjoyed doing home projects with his children, genealogy and woodworking.

Ted is survived by his wife, Darlene of Rochester, MN; daughter, Andrea (Dave) Walkosz of Eagan, MN; son, Chad (Jody) Clikeman of Rochester, MN; three grandchildren, Breanna Meagher, Sydney Clikeman and Tyler Walkosz; two great-grandchildren, Aidan and Silas; brother, Charlie (Danette) Clikeman of Georgetown, TX and sister, Linda (Dave) Higbea of Clay Center,NE.

He was preceded in death by his parents; two sisters, Peggy Clikeman and Nancy Fournier; and two brothers, Dick and John Clikeman.

A Celebration of Life will be held from 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, October 20, 2018 at the Ranfranz and Vine Remembrance and Reception Centre (5482 Royal Place NW Rochester, MN). Burial will be at 10:00 a.m. on Monday, October 22, 2018 at Oakwood Cemetery.

To leave a special memory or condolence please visit Ranfranz and Vine Funeral Homes 5421 Royal Place NW Rochester, MN 55901 (507) 289-3600.

Memorials preferred to Heartland Hospice - Serving Minnesota South, 821 3rd.



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