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CLARK, Delbert L. 1910-1987


Posted By: Tammy (email)
Date: 11/19/2016 at 17:38:01

Services Held For Tuesday For Delbert Clark

Delbert L. Clark of Grundy Center passed away at 4:50 a.m. on Sunday, November 8, at the Long Term Care Unit of Grundy County Memorial Hospital in Grundy Center.

Funeral services were held at the United Methodist Church in Grundy Center on Tuesday, November 10, at 1:30 p.m. Pastor D. Ward Young officiated.

Musical interludes of "How Great Thou Art" and "In The Garden" were rendered by Mrs. Jack Stumberg, who also played selected numbers for the prelude and postlude.

Grandsons serving as casket bearers were Bill Bruhn, Robert Erek, Tim Clark, Randy Phelps, Kevin Lange, Bob Clark, Tom Clark and Dan Clark.

The ushers were Don Palmer and Warren Feller. Mrs. Frances Sievert and Mrs. Shirley Peters were in charge of the floral arrangements.

Interment was in the Fairview Cemetery, Grundy Center.

Relatives and friends were invited to return to the church following the committal services for a period of Christian fellowship and refreshments.

Mr. Clark was born on March 21, 1910, in Grundy Center, the son of John and Winifred Kelly Clark. He attained the age of 77 years, seven months and 17 days.

He grew up in Grundy Center and graduated from the Grundy Center high school in 1929. After graduating, he chauffeured his grandfather Kelly from coast to coast. He then moved to Minneapolis, MN and worked for a car rental company.

On September 17, 1933, he was united in marriage to Vivian E. Boren in Grundy Center. After their marriage, they lived in Grundy Center and from 1950 to 1960, he owned and operated the Maid-Rite Shop. He worked for the state as a food inspector for 12 years, retiring when he was 65 in 1975.

He was a longtime member of the United Methodist Church in Grundy Center.

He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, Vivian on July 13, 1987, three brothers, George, Marvin and Lucius and by one granddaughter, Susanne Clark.

He is survived by three sons, Ted of Cedar Falls, Bob of Grundy Center and Bill of Des Moines; one sister, Mrs. Naomi Devendorf of Gulf Port, FL; and by nine grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

A memorial fund has been established.

The Engelkes-Abels Funeral Home, Grundy Center, was in charge of the funeral arrangements.

--The Grundy Register (Grundy Center, Iowa), 12 November 1987, pg 3


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