Clyde Frank Opferman

1930 – 2018


Clyde Frank Opferman, 88yrs, of Monroe, MI. Died Monday August 20, 2018, in Wellsprings of Monroe, Lutheran Home, Monroe, MI.


Friends may call at the Capaul Funeral Home, Ida, MI, Wednesday August 22, 2018 from 1-8 PM. He will lie in state on Thursday August 23, 2018, in Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, Ida, MI, from 11 AM until the services at 12PM. Pastor Ted Kerr III will officiate. Burial will be in Roselawn Memorial Park, LaSalle, MI.


Born July 5, 1930, in Monroe, MI. He was the son of Frank and Stella (Feinauer) Opferman. Clyde was a 1948 Ida High School Graduate. He married Audrey Jeanne Boyer on January 20, 1951 in Gibsonburg Church of Christ. Audrey died July 13, 2016. He was a farmer and seed salesman for Michigan Certified Seed and Wellmans Seed. He was a member of Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, Ida, MI, and played Dartball. He was a former member of the Ida CoOp. Clyde loved to farm.


Survivors include: a daughter, Cheryl (Lyle) Schafer; a daughter-in-law, MaryAnn Opferman; grandchildren, Luke (Heather) Schafer, Stacy (Rob) Elliott, Sarah (Mark) Mathe, Brittany Opferman, Korrin (Brad) Appling, Jeff Daniels and great-grandchildren, Hunter and Austin Schafer, Ryan and Brennan Elliott and Lauren and Wesley Mathe. He was preceded in death by his parents, wife and a son, Phillip Opferman.


Memorial contributions for Mr. Opferman can be made to: Prince of Peace Air Conditioning Fund.