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CLARKE, Charles R. 1905-1964


Posted By: Tammy (email)
Date: 2/20/2015 at 23:34:12

Charles R. Clarke Rd. Patrolman 28 Yrs., Found Dead

Charles R. Clarke, 59, Felix township road patrolman for 28 years, was found dead Saturday beside his maintainer of an apparent heart attack.

Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Monday at the Conrad Methodist church with Rev. R. O. Grote officiating. Burial was in the Conrad cemetery.

Casketbearers were Sam McAllister, Horace Daggett, Rodney McTurk, A. J. Russie, Ward Walter and Marion Waldo. Miss Evelyn Stevens was organist, and Mrs. McTurk and Mrs. Russie were flower attendants.

Charles Raymond Clarke, was born June 17, 1905 in Felix township, the son of W. H. and Mary Barron Clarke.

He was united in marriage March 26, 1927 to Eunice Strickler and to this union was blessed one daughter, Donna. The Clarkes lived the greater part of their married life in the Conrad area.

The deceased was Felix township road patrolman 28 years, for six years company cook in the National Guard, and he was a member of the Conrad Methodist church.

Surviving, besides his wife and daughter, Mrs. William J. Smith of Marshalltown are two grandchildren, Susan Jean and Scott Clark Smith; three sisters, Irene, Mrs. Glen Stanton of Brownsdale, Minn., Mae, and Hazel, Mrs. Robert Weatherly of Marshalltown; two brothers, Leonard and Paul of Conrad, besides other relatives and a large number of friends.

--The Grundy Register (Grundy Center, Iowa), 17 September 1964, pg 14


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