Homer A. Clark
August 19, 1928 – May 29, 2014
|Homer A. Clark, 85, of Anamosa passed away on Thursday, at the Anamosa Care Center with his wife and family by his side. A celebration of life service with military honors will be held at 4:00 PM on Sunday, June 1, 2014 at the St. Paul Lutheran Church in Anamosa, Iowa with Pastor Katie Lowe Lancaster officiating. Dinner and fellowship will be held following the service at the church. A private family inurnment will be held in the Linn Grove Cemetery in Martelle, Iowa.
Homer is survived by his wife Lorraine; children, Scott Clark (Paula) of Oshkosh, WI, Jolene (Bernie) Keeney of Anamosa, Kenna Clark (Gregory David) of St. Louis Park, MN, Tamara Schafbuch (Kevin) of Cedar Rapids, Lance Clark of Gainsville, GA and 10 grandchildren.
He is preceded in death by his parents Bertie and Frances Clark, sisters – Mary Schmidt, Nelliavene Bunce, Doris Sealls, Agnes Bliss, brothers – Huey, Oliver, Howard, Harley and infant twin granddaughters – Autumn and Alaina Schafbuch.
Homer was born on August 19, 1928 in Martelle, Iowa, the son of Bertie and Frances (Arbingast) Clark. Homer graduated from Martelle High School in 1947, and served honorably in the United State Army. He married Lorraine Augusta Bartels on December 28, 1952 in Anamosa, Iowa. Homer worked at Rockwell Collins in Cedar Rapids for over 29 years as a machinist.
Homer enjoyed his garden, fruit trees and maintaining his acreage as well as sharing hisannual bountiful produce with family, friends and neighbors .
Submitted by: Richard Harrison
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