November 12, 1945 - January 11, 2016


Clifford “Cliff” F. Poganski, age 70, of Isle, passed away on Monday at the St. Cloud Hospital. In keeping with Cliff’s wishes there will be no services. Arrangements have been entrusted to Williams Dingmann Family Funeral Home, Sauk Rapids.

Cliff was born November 12, 1945 to Emil and Bertha (Burski) Poganski in St. Cloud. He grew up on the family farm. On November 21, 1964 he married the love of his life, Sharon Staneart in Sauk Rapids at Trinity Lutheran Church. He owned and operated his own businesses and held various jobs working as a welder. Cliff enjoyed hunting, fishing, racing and tinkering with cars. He was a kind, caring, generous man who loved and provided for his family.

Cliff is survived by his wife of 51 years, Sharon of Isle; children, Clint of Brooklyn Park, Tami of Brooklyn Park; brother in law, Phil Saldana of Rice; sisters in law, Margie Reed of St. Cloud and Betty Poganski of Andover and nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Donald, Kenneth, Lester, Delroy, and Larry Poganski; sisters, Viola Poganski, Eileen Saldana; and two infant brothers.