THE CITY REBORN FROM THE ASHES OF AMERICA'S MOST DISASTROUS FOREST FIRE
Issue Date: November 9, 2021
Clarence "Deets" Aland, 82, of Oconto, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 3, 2021 at Bellin Health Oconto Hospital.
Born Sept. 9, 1939 in Oconto, to the late Clarence and Elsie (Reines) Aland, he married Lola Benson on May 15, 1982 and she preceded him in death on Aug. 18, 1993. Most of his life, he farmed a small farm in County Line. He served in the United States Coast Guard in Alaska.
He enjoyed bowling, hunting, fishing and snowmobiling and was a member of the First Presbyterian Church in Oconto.
Survivors include a daughter, Sarah (Ryan) Dura; a son, James Aland; a sister, Susan Aland and two grandchildren.
Family will receive relatives and friends at Gallagher Funeral Home in Oconto on Friday, Nov. 12 from 4 p.m. until time of the Memorial Services at 7 p.m., with Rev. Craig Alwin officiating. Online condolences can be made at www.gallagherfuneralhome.net