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Clark, Dr. R. D. 1842-1906


Posted By: Linda Ziemann, volunteer (email)
Date: 2/16/2011 at 14:59:36

LeMars Semi-Weekly Sentinel
December 11, 1906

Dr. R. D. Clarke (sic Clark), of Akron, one of the best known physicians in
Plymouth County, died at his home in Akron on Friday, after a brief illness
from pneumonia.

Dr. Renealdo D. Clark was born in Cortland county, New York, October 8, 1842,
and in 1851 the family moved to Wisconsin. R. D. Clark enlisted in company
K., Wisconsin regular infantry during the Civil War and served with honor
until its close. He attended Rush Medical college in Chicago, from which he
graduated, after which he practiced a year in Columbia, Wis. In 1867 he
married Mrs. Jane A. Davis and moved to Akron, where he has followed his
profession since. He was a republican in politics and a member of the
Baptist church. He was honored and respected throughout the country side.

Dr. Clark was a Mason and a member of Plymouth Commandery No. 57 Knights
Templar of this city and a large representation of that body went to Akron
to attend the funeral.

The funeral was very largely attended there being several hundred people in
attendance and was conducted with Masonic honors. Plymouth Commandery No.
57, K. T. of this city, of which the deceased was a member, was represented
by A.C. Colledge, J.U. Sammis, H.H. Hahn, Thos. Treat, Thos. Adamson, J.D.
Landi, O.G. Berner, Geo. Ward, E.S. Shannon, Geo. Ewells, D.K. Bennett, I.
Knuteson, L.C. Hiser.

The ladies of the Akron chapter of Eastern Star dispensed hospitality to the
visiting Templars.

Akron Register Tribune
December 20, 1906

Estate of Renealdo D. Clark Deceased.
State of Iowa, Plymouth County, ss.
To Jane Clark; Baptist Church, of Akron, Ia.; American Life Insurance Co., of Des Moines, Ia.; Catherine Van Brunt, Laura Kingsley, Emmagene Hays, Hattie Wintersteen, Bennie F. Rounds, Eugene W. Clark, Harry G. Clark, known heirs at law of Renaldo D. Clark late of said county, deceased; and all others concerned.

You are hereby notified that on the 13th day of December, 1906, there was filed in the office of the Clerk of the District Court of the State of Iowa, in and for Plymouth County, and opened and read by said clerk, an instrument in writing purporting to be the last will of Renaldo D. Clark, Deceased, late of said County.

And you are further notified that the third day of the next term of said Court, commencing on Monday, the 18th day of February 1907, has been fixed for the final proof and hearing of said will at which time all persons interested may appear and show cause why the same should not be admitted to probate. ~J.B. Cunningham, Clerk of the District Court of Plymouth County, Iowa
~Zink & Roseberry, Attorneys for Estate.


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