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N.D. Gov. John Hoeven, right, and other casketbearers carry former UND president Tom Clifford's casket from St. Michael's Catholic Church in Grand Forks today after his funeral. Herald photo by Eric Hylden.

'We'll miss you, Tom'

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To the bagpipe strains of the Marine Hymn, former UND President Thomas J. Clifford was carried Wednesday from St. Michael's Catholic Church, where the Rev. William Sherman called the combat veteran a peacemaker who "fashioned for life thousands of young men and women."

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Gov. John Hoeven cited him as "one of the greatest North Dakotans in the history of our state, a towering figure. ... There will never be another like him."

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