He was born March 15, 1932 at Bruning to Albert and Beulah (Frankforter) Hulse. He was baptized March of 1932 and confirmed April of 1946 at Trinity Lutheran Church in Bruning by Pastor J. Cronek. He attended Bruning High School his freshman, sophomore and junior year and then transferred to Ohiowa High School where he graduated May 19, 1949.
Cliff helped on the family farm and was drafted into the Army September of 1952, serving in the Korean Conflict. He was honorably discharged Sept. 24, 1954. On Sept. 13, 1959 he was married to Ethel Holtzen at Deshler.
In June of 1955, Cliff enrolled in Kansas State College of Veterinary Medicine, receiving his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine in 1961. He joined the USDA in 1963. Clifford served as president of the NAFV (National Association of Federal Veterinarians). In 1971 was responsible for starting a new chapter of the NAFV in St. Cloud, Minn.
He was a longtime Dr. of Veterinary Medicine for over 45 years and was a member of Faith Lutheran Church in York. He loved to tinker around his home, enjoyed dancing, attending Veterinary Conventions, Bible Study and was a supporter of the N.R.A. He also enjoyed spending time with his family and also spent time volunteering at the Trading Post. Cliff was a compassionate and generous giver.
He is survived by two sons, Bradley Vaughn (Paula) Hulse of Windsor, Colo. and Scott Vaughn (Judy) Hulse of Friend; daughter, Jackie Brown of North Platte. His grandchildren include, Bailey Hulse, Sydney Hulse, Myrah Brown, Whitney Brown, Mariah Hulse and Mitchel Hulse.Also surviving is his brother, Jerry Hulse of Beatrice and his sister Charith Owen of Superior. Nieces, nephews and a host of friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents; wife and two brothers, Duane and Kenneth.
Memorial services are scheduled for 10 a.m. Thursday, July 30, 2015 at Faith Lutheran Church in York. Military graveside services will take place at 3 p.m., Thursday at the Friedensau Cemetery at Deshler, Neb. Memorials may be directed to Faith Lutheran Church in York. No visitation or viewing.