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Gerald E. Clark (1943-2018)

CLARK, MANNING, RISDEN, NIELSEN, WOLFE

Posted By: Ken Wright (email)
Date: 8/29/2018 at 11:15:42

Gerald E. "Fuzzy" Clark, 75, of Maquoketa, Iowa, passed away on Monday morning, August 27, 2018, at the Jackson County Regional Health Center in Maquoketa.

Friends and family may gather in remembrance of "Fuzzy" from 10 A.M. to 1 P.M. on Saturday, September 1, 2018 at Carson Celebration of Life Center in Maquoketa. Cremation will follow the visitation and burial will be at a later date.

Gerald Edgar Clark was born on January 18, 1943 in Jackson County, Iowa, to Walter and Erma (Manning) Clark. He married Pat Risden on February 1, 1965 in Maquoketa, Iowa. To this union four children were born, Christina, Teresa, Kathy and Johnny, Sr. He later married JoAnn Nielsen Wolfe on September 14, 1991 in Maquoketa, Iowa.

Throughout his life "Fuzzy" had worked various jobs. His first job was as a farmhand for Don Miller. Other jobs included driving school bus for the Andrew Community Schools and the Maquoketa Community Schools, as well as owning and operating "Fuzzy" Clark's Fencing Business for over 30 years. He had also worked at Clinton Engines in Maquoketa and at Camp Shalom for many years.

"Fuzzy" enjoyed playing softball, bowling, and cards, especially Euchre.

Those left to honor his memory include his children, Christina (Ron) Shanahan of Delmar, IA, Teresa Thielen of Maquoketa, IA, Kathy Clark of Andrew, IA and Johnny (Daneen) Clark, Sr. of Cedar Rapids, IA; a step-daughter, Michele (Amir) Khan of Wood Dale, IL; brothers Ron Clark of New Mexico and Robert (Mary) Clark of Zwingle, IA; sisters Darlene (Dave) Densmore of Camanche, IA, and Mona Kay (Tom) Christoffersen of Camanche, IA; 8 grandchildren, 4 step-grandchildren, and 5 great-grandchildren. He also had a special friend Jean and her family. He was preceded in death by his parents, a step-son Kevin Wolfe, and brothers Dale, Don and Elmer Clark.

In lieu of other expressions of sympathy, a Gerald E. "Fuzzy" Clark memorial fund has been established.

Online condolences may be left at www.carsonandson.com.


 

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