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Betty A. Clark 1927-2016

Sep 20, 2016

ESTHERVILLE — Funeral service for Betty Clark of Estherville will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 24, at the Henry-Olson Funeral Chapel in Estherville. Pastor Randy James will officiate.

Visitation will be from 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday at the Funeral Chapel.

Interment will be in East Side Cemetery, Estherville.

Beatrice A. Clark, daughter of Elmer and Audrey (Cooke) Allen, was born June 19, 1927 at Emmetsburg, and she passed away on Thursday, Sept. 15, 2016 at Avera Holy Family Hospital in Estherville. Betty was 89 years old.

Betty received her education in the Emmetsburg schools.

Betty was united in marriage to Max A. Clark on Sept. 23, 1944 in Mineral Wells, TX. Following his discharge from military service, the couple moved to Emmetsburg, where they farmed. They later moved to Maple Hill and eventually to Estherville. Max died on Feb. 14, 2006.

Betty worked at McAdams Clothing and L.M. Christensen as well as from her home as an accomplished seamstress. She enjoyed tending to her flowers, camping, sewing, and in later years, watching her extensive collection of western and war movies.

Betty was a member of Redeemer Lutheran Church in Estherville.

Cherishing her memory are her children, John A. (Nancy) Clark; Timothy Clark; Charles (Catherine) Clark and Debra (Jay) Jurrens. She also leaves behind six grandchildren, four great grandchildren and a sister, Delores Block.

Her parents and her husband preceded Betty in death.

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