The Clinton Herald, Clinton, Iowa


August 26, 2013

Oscar Lee Clark

Oscar Lee Clark

July 25, 1935 - Aug. 24, 2013

CLINTON — Oscar Lee Clark, 78, passed away at Mercy Medical Center, Clinton, Iowa on Saturday, August 24th, 2013.

A funeral Mass will take place on Wednesday, August 28th, at 10:30 a.m. at Jesus Christ Prince of Peace Church, Clinton, Iowa.

A visitation will occur on Tuesday, August 27th from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Lemke Funeral Homes - South Chapel (2610 Manufacturing Drive, west side of Clinton Lawn Cemetery) and one hour prior to the funeral Mass at the church.

Cremation rights will be accorded with burial at St. Mary’s cemetery at a later date.

Lemke Funeral Homes is assisting the family with arrangements.

Oscar was born July 25th, 1935 in Nashville, Tennessee the son of Henry and Bessie Mae (Peahl) Clark.

He was a 1954 graduate of Clinton High School.

Following high school, Oscar joined the Iowa National Guard, Clinton unit, serving for over four years.

Oscar was united in marriage to Delores Leslie on October 25th, 1956 in Clinton Iowa.

Oscar retired from the Clinton DuPont Company after 35-plus years.

He was also a former Clinton Eagles Club member.

Oscar loved eating at Hardees’s — every day! He was an avid Atlanta Braves, Boston Celtics, Chicago Bears and Iowa Hawkeyes fan.

To say Oscar Clark supported Fulton High School is an understatement.

He spent many years volunteering his time at the school and loved all of the kids.

His, what seemed to be endless, time spent at Fulton High School was recognized on May 4th, 2013 at the IADA Annual Conference in which Oscar was awarded the IADA Class 1A & 2A Friends of Athletics Award — in appreciation of his dedication given to athletics.

If you ever needed Oscar — you could find him in the laundry room at the school meticulously cleaning and folding the kids’ sports uniforms.

His personal touch, that will no doubt be greatly missed, was placing a peppermint candy ball on each folded uniform for the kids.

Text Only
  • Harry Thies DUBUQUE — Harry Thies, 90, of Dubuque, formerly of Lowden and Maquoketa, died Monday at Manor Care in Dubuque.Graveside services and burial will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday at Mt. Hope Cemetery in Maquoketa. The family will greet family and friends f

    July 23, 2014

  • Nellie Pruis-Douma photo Nellie Pruis-Douma Jan. 20, 1917 – July 21, 2014MORRISON, Ill. — Nellie Pruis-Douma, 97, of Resthave Home – Morrison, died Monday, July 21, 2014, at Morrison Community Hospital - Morrison.The funeral will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday, July 26, 2014 at Emmanuel Reformed Churc

    July 23, 2014 1 Photo

  • Martin Allen Stansbarger CLINTON — Infant Martin Allen Stansbarger passed away at birth on July 19, 2014 at Mercy Medical Center North Campus surrounded by angels and into the loving arms of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. Martin’s parents, Jim and Natasha Stansbarger, wil

    July 22, 2014

  • Nellie Douma Morrison, Ill.Nellie DoumaNellie Douma, 97, of Morrison, died Jan. 21 at Morrison Community Hospital.Arrangements are pending at the Morrison chapel of the Bosma-Renkes Funeral Home.

    July 22, 2014

  • Brentley Louis Kemp MAQUOKETA — Brentley Louis Kemp, infant son of Justin and Michelle (Pierson) Kemp, of Maquoketa, died July 10.Private services will be held. Death date: July 10, 2014

    July 22, 2014

  • Brenda Aiken DEWITT — Brenda (Henning) Aiken, 68, of DeWitt, died Friday at home.Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 1, at Schultz Funeral Home in DeWitt. A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 2, at Faith Lutheran Church in Calamus.

    July 22, 2014

  • Sander Bernice Viola Sander Bernice Viola SanderOct. 17, 1913 - July 17, 2014CLINTON — Bernice Viola Sander, 100, of Clinton, died Thursday, July 17, 2014 at home after 100 great years and will be missed by all her family.Memorial services will be 11:00 a.m., Friday, July 25, 2

    July 22, 2014 1 Photo

  • Martin Allen Stansbarger ClintonMartin Allen StansbargerMartin Allen Stansbarger died Saturday at birth at Mercy Medical Center North.Arrangements are pending at Lemke Funeral Homes.

    July 21, 2014

  • Bousman John W. Bousman John W. BousmanOct. 20, 1937 - July 18, 2014CLINTON — John W. Bousman Sr., age 76, of Clinton, died Friday, July 18, 2014, at the University of Iowa Hospital in Iowa City, surrounded by his family. They released him from all medical intervention and

    July 21, 2014 1 Photo

  • Lola Alice Lange FULTON, Ill. — Lola Alice Lange, 98, of Morrison, Illinois, died Saturday at Resthave Home in Morrison.Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at the Fulton Chapel of the Bosma-Renkes Funeral Home, with the Rev. James Camp officiating. Visitatio

    July 21, 2014