The family moved to Columbus, Nebraska in 1966, where Clarence was employed at the John Deere dealer's. (As a farmer he had always favored International equipment)
He loved music and the family attended all of the Christian concerts in Columbus, including the Lundstrom Family and the Blackwood Brothers. In 1977 he retired and the family moved to Lakewood, Colorado, attending the Lakewood Covenant Church. Clarence and Gleneva's children are Robert, Ruth, Nancy, Lowell and Lisa.