Hamilton County


Pvt. Clifford Ivan Dyvig




Edwin C. and Anna Olson Dyvig had three sons serving their country in World War II: Orlin Minard, Clifford Ivan, and Jerome Cyrus Dyvig.

Clifford Ivan Dyvig was born July 30, 1917. He died Aug. 4, 1991 and is buried in St. Paul’s Lutheran Church Cemetery, Jewell, IA.

Pvt. Dyvig served with the U.S. Army Air Corps in World War II.


Clifford Dyvig, 74, Webster City, died Sunday evening, Aug. 4, 1991, at the Hamilton County Hospital, where he had been a patient for the past month. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, Aug. 7, at 1:30 p.m. at Trinity Lutheran Church, Rev. John Grebner and Rev. Harry Krieg officiating. Burial will be in the St. Paul Cemetery near Jewell. Graveside flag-folding services will be conducted by American Legion Post 191. Visitation at the Foster Funeral Home is after 5 p.m. today until 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, when the casket will be taken to the church.

Clifford Ivan Dyvig, son of Edwin and Anna (Olson) Dyvig was born July 30, 1917, in Butterfield, Minn. As a child, he moved with his parents to a farm near Stanhope. He graduated from Randall High School in 1937. He moved to Webster City, and during World War II, served with the Army Air Corps for four years. He also served at Pearl Harbor. He married Gladys Laugermann on Nov. 14, 1947, in Webster City. The couple resided in Webster City, where he was employed as a carpenter; at Hahne Printing; and retired from WCI in 1979.

He is survived by his wife, Gladys, Webster City; two sons, Dale Dyvig, Webster City; Jerry Dyvig, Edmond, Okla.; Becky Liston, Ireton; and Lanette Dyvig of Florida; eight grandchildren; and two sisters, Marlene Norman, Webster City, and Beatrice Knutson, Cucamonga, Calif.

He was preceded by a son in infancy, his parents and two brothers.

Mr. Dyvig was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Webster City, and was a former member of American Legion Post 191 of Webster City.

Source: Daily Freeman Journal, Webster City, IA - Aug. 5, 1991