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Milford Ray Cluff

05/14/1930 - 02/15/2018
Service Date: 02/21/2018
Service Time: 10:00 AM
Service Location: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Lazona Ward, 1345 E. University Drive, Mesa, Arizona
Interment: Mountain View Memorial Gardens, 7900 E. Main Street, Mesa, Arizona

 Milford Ray Cluff, 87, died in his sleep, Thursday , February 15, 2018 at his home in Mesa.

He will be missed by his wife of 25 years, Maxine Cluff, and many children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Milford was born and raised in Mesa and the surrounding area. He spent much of his younger life working on dairy farms. Then later he became a telephone technician, and made his living installing phone systems for Mt Bell and towards the end of his career for the City of Mesa. He also served on the City Council in Gilbert for 4 years.

He was in the Army for 2 years and was honorably discharged.

He is a life long member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He served a 2 year mission in Iowa. He took great pleasure in doing service and working in the Temple. He spent 12 years as an ordinance worker, and was a coordinator for 2 years.

He was and is greatly loved and respected by those who knew him well.

His funeral service will be 02/21/2018, at 10:00 A.M. at the LDS church on Lazona and University. He will be laid to rest at Mountain View Cemetery.


  • Shelli Lamoreaux-Engler

    Hugs and prayers to the family – Milford was always so kind to me

  • So sorry for you loss prayers to your family. We love ya Scott and Carol and family.

  • Wendy McDowell Quick Chase

    I am So Sorry for Your Loss…. GOD KNOWS HE’LL EVER BE WITH YOU….

  • Ken and Terri Rowley

    Dear David and Maxine, we were so sorry to hear of the loss of your father and husband. Our deepest sympathies to you both.

  • I am sorry for your loss. May you rely on the God of all comfort during this difficult time. The widow and Fatherless boy he relieves(Psalm 146:9). He lovingly provides us with the hope of seeing our loved ones again by means of the resurrection (Isaiah 26:19, John 5:28,29 and 1Thessalonians 4:13,14)We can trust this promise because God has furnished a guarantee to all men in that he resurrected him from the dead (Acts 17:31). “Him” is Jesus Christ.

  • Patty Brooks Shumway

    Dear Maxine and family, So sorry for you (temporary) loss, but so happy for your 25 years (+ eternity) of happiness.
    Love and condolences from Kiribati.

  • So sorry to hear of the passing of my cousin ,Milford. I just heard of his passing or would have been to his memorial service. Our families have had many great times together. May GOD bless you Maxine and all of Milfords family.

  • My deep condolences to the Cluff family,
    I was really touched by the loss of your loved one. When a precious loved one falls asleep in death, it brings to mind God’s precious son Jesus. It is comforting to note how he viewed death. I would like to share it with you from the gift that the Most High God has given to each & everyone of us. His written word the Bible in the Book of John chapter 11 verses 11-14.
    Please, notice that Jesus viewed death as one Sleeping. He viewed death in such a comforting way. And, the Most High God promises that we can have the opportunity to see our loved ones again in perfect health (Psalms 83:18, Acts 24:15, & Isaiah 33:24). He even says where: Psalms 37:11 and for how long Psalms 37:29). I really hope that these promises were as comforting to you as they were to us when our daughter died and also when my precious husband of 50 years recently fell asleep in death.
    Written to you in deep sympathy,

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