Clement “Clem” M. Armendariz Clement Marco Armendariz, age 67, of rural St. Peter, died Saturday, April 24, 2021 at home surrounded by his family. Funeral Service will be held at 4:30 p.m., Friday, April 30, 2021 at Northview – North Mankato Mortuary, 2060 Commerce Drive, North Mankato. Visitation will be held from 2 - 4:30 p.m., Friday at Northview. Clement was born March 31, 1954 to Catarino and Grace (Murilla) Armendariz in Mankato. He graduated from Loyola High School in 1973 and later from Rasmussen Business School with an associate degree in accounting. He was united in marriage to Karlene Rykhus on August 17, 1973 at Ss. Peter and Paul Catholic Church, Mankato. Clem worked for Krenik Farms for 17 years until illness made him retire in July 2020. He played softball in Mankato and St. Peter from 1974 until 2017. At the end of softball, he was playing with his son and granddaughter. He was a big Vikings, Minnesota Twins, and Minnesota Gopher Fan. His favorite pastime was going to the casino……. Ready? He was a loving husband, father, father-in-law, grandfather, and great grandfather. Clem is survived by his wife, Karlene; daughter, Jennifer (Jerod) Hall of Nicollet, son, Matthew (Keri) Armendariz of Madison Lake, and son, Daniel Armendariz, Sr. of Mankato; grandchildren, Ashley Mathes (Justin Bass) of St. Peter, Brianna Hall (Aaron Hotovec) of Nicollet, Nicole Hall of Nicollet, Isaiah Armendariz (Kiersten Rigdon) of Viroqua, WI, and Daniel Armendariz, Jr. of Mankato; great-grandchildren, Jackson and Haisley Bass of St. Peter; six sisters and one brother; Kathy Armendariz, Albert Armendariz, Mary (Richard) Fitzpatrick, Sharon (Keith) Bunde, Debbie Armendariz (Steve Krautkremer), Georgia Armendariz, and Francis (Mike) Lange; mother-in-law, Deloris Rykhus of Mankato; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Alan Rykhus, Dawn (Richard) Yetter, Kristine Rykhus (Bob Williams), Kevin Rykhus, Brian Rykhus, John Rykhus, Kerry Rykhus, Karen Rykhus Willmott (Frank Brooks), Wayne (Lori) Rykhus, Amy (Dave) Fossum; nieces and nephews. Clem was preceded in death by his parents; sister, Patricia; grandson, Dustin Andrew Hall; father-in-law, Jack Rykhus. A special thank you to Mayo Hospice for their care.