May 5, 1937 – Sunday, April 19, 2015
Community Center in Old Agency Village, SD
Friday, April 24, 2015
The Community Center in Old Agency Village, SD
Weds 4/22 & Thurs 4/23
Beginning at 7:00 P.M.
Clyde Nelson Philbrick, age 77, journeyed to the Spirit World on Sunday, April 19, 2015 at Prairie Lakes Health Care Hospital in Watertown, South Dakota.
He was born on May 5, 1937 in Santee, Nebraska the son of Lawrence Philbrick and Victoria Johnson.
Clyde lived in Minneapolis most of his life and taught at the Little Red School House in Minneapolis.
He honorably served his Country in The United States Navy during the Korean Era.
He was joined in marriage to Emmy.
In 1987, he moved to Newton, Iowa and lived there until 2013. He then moved to Sisseton. Two months before his death, he moved to Watertown, South Dakota.
Clyde liked to go to thrift stores, auctions and rummage sales. He was happy to be reunited with his son after twenty two years. He loved to ride his motorcycle. He was a life time member of A.I.M. Clyde loved his dogs, especially German Shepherds and Doberman Pinchers. He was a big hearted person and kind to everyone he met! Clyde liked to go to the Casino.
Survived by wife: Emmy Philbrick; sons: Charles Clyde (Darla) Badmoccasin and Dean Kitto; nine grandchildren and five great grandchildren; brother: James Philbrick; a sister: Rose (Rodney) St. John; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Funeral services were held on Friday, April 24, 2015 at 10:00 A.M. at The Community Center in Old Agency Village, South Dakota. A Prayer service followed at 12:30 P.M. at St. John’s Episcopal Church in rural Browns Valley. Reverend Enright Bighorn and Reverend Charles Chan officiated. Graveside service followed at St. John’s Episcopal Church Cemetery.
All night wakes were held on Wednesday, April 22nd and Thursday, April 23rd beginning at 7:00 P.M. at The Community Center in Old Agency Village, South Dakota.
Honorary Casket Bearers were Dennis Banks, Carter Camp, Claude Keeble, George Keeble, Vastanna “Rocky” James, Darlene Kitto, Rod & Rose St. John, Dorthyah Wilson and all other relatives and friends.
Casket Bearers were Jesse Kitto, James Philbrick II, Anthony Philbrick St. John, Fred Ducheneaux, Bob James and Carlos Kitto.
It’s Sunday 4/26 and I just seen that our friend Laddey has traveled on. Think of him often when I repeat his words “I don’t see why not”. My heart is heavy. My love and comfort to Emmy and Ladders beloved family.