Shane M. Clifton - St. Paul FD
Shane M. Clifton, Firefighter/Paramedic, Station 14 - August 31, 2015
Saint Paul Firefighter/Paramedic Shane Clifton collapsed after a workout. Medic 14, Medic 10 and Squad 2 worked feverishly to resuscitate him. Saint Paul Firefighter/Paramedic Shane Clifton passed at Regions Hospital.
Obituary for Shane M. Clifton
Beloved Son, Father and Friend; Dedicated St. Paul Firefighter & Paramedic
Age 38, of South St. Paul. Passed away suddenly on August 31, 2015 of a massive heart attack while on duty at Fire Station #14 in St. Paul. Shane spent 9 years in the US Navy stationed in Japan, with deployments in Afghanistan and Iraq. He also went on 2 humanitarian missions to Haiti with CHI Haiti after the 2010 earthquake.
Preceded in death by grandparents, Louis & June Clifton, Howard & Darlene Whitney, and Clarence & Ella Higgins; uncles, Louis Clifton, Jr., Gary & Timothy Higgins.
Survived by mother, Bonnie (Perry) Whitney; father, Mick (Carol) Higgins; daughters, Elise (age 8) & her mother, Michelle Kitsmiller and Finley (age 1) & her mother Katie Strauss; 10 uncles, 10 aunts and their families; 5 step-sisters, 1 step-brother; and many other relatives and friends.
September 8 from 14:00 to 20:00 at Gustavus Adolphus Lutheran Church, 1669 Arcade Street North, Saint Paul, MN, US, 55106.
September 9 from 09:00 to 10:00 at Gustavus Adolphus Lutheran Church, 1669 Arcade Street North, Saint Paul, MN, US, 55106.
September 9 from 10:00 to 11:00 at Gustavus Adolphus Lutheran Church, 1669 Arcade Street North, Saint Paul, MN, US, 55106.
Shane will be buried at Ft. Snelling National Cemetery.