Clifford G. Toft

Clifford Gene Toft died Saturday, October 8, 2022, at the Belmond Rehabilitation center, Belmond, IA.
Cliff was born May 3, 1934, on a farm west of Belmond, IA, to Thomas and Blanche (Ulstad) Toft. He was baptized and confirmed at St. Olaf Lutheran Church. Cliff attended country school through the 8th grade and graduated from Belmond High School in 1953. Cliff farmed west of Belmond his whole life. He was known to hunt and fish and loved going to wild game feeds.  Pie was his favorite dessert and he would often eat his pie before the meal. The only pie he did not like was pecan. Cliff made annual trips to Branson, MO for many years. He enjoyed attending many high school softball games.  He loved visiting with people, often in their homes. He was know as the guy who daily walked the trail, but was always home in time to watch Gunsmoke.
Cliff is survived by brothers: Jerry (Dee) Toft, Urbandale, IA, Everett (Judy) Toft, West Des Moines, IA; sister-in-law Kay Toft, Goodyear, AZ; seven nieces, twelve nephews and several great nieces and nephews.
He is preceded in death by his sisters: Betty (in childhood), Doris (Lyle) Nuehring; brothers and sisters-in-law; Thomas Jr. (Mary), Don (Marlys),  Roger, Robert; and one niece.
Cards may be sent to the family at P.O. Box 224, Belmond, IA 50421.  The family suggests memorials to the St. Olaf Cemetery Fund or a charity of their choice.
A private family service will be held at a later date.
Funeral arrangements are with the Andrews Funeral Homes-Belmond,  IA.

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