Obituaries

Richard J. "Dick" Clark

Jan 21, 2019
Clark, Richard obit

Services

10:30AM Friday, January 25, 2019 at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church, LaPorte City.

Visitation

4:00 to 7:00pm Thursday, January 24, 2019 at the LaPorte City Funeral Home

Cemetery

Family interment will be at West View Cemetery, LaPorte City at a later date

Memorials

May be directed to the family.

Biography

Richard J. “Dick” Clark, 72 of LaPorte City died on Monday, January 21, 2019 at Covenant Medical Center, Waterloo.  He was born October 2, 1946, in Independence, Iowa, son of John and Elizabeth (Reck) Clark.  He graduated from Jesup High School in 1964.  He joined the United States Army, completed two tours in Vietnam and was Honorably discharged in 1973. 

Dick married Ria Visser on January 7th, 1972 at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in LaPorte City.   He farmed with his dad and brother and more recently his son for many years near La Porte City. He was a member of the LaPorte City American Legion.  Family, collecting farm implement toys and his grandchildren were a big part of his life. 

He is survived by his wife Ria of LaPorte City. Three children: Michelle (Kevin) Keegan of LaPorte City; Kristie (Chad Weber) Clark of Brandon and Shane (Cathy) Clark of LaPorte City, five grandchildren: Christian Keegan, Avery and Gavin Weber and Aidyn and Elisabeth Clark; one step-grandson, Brad Miller; and sister: Susan (Keith) Werning of Van Horn.

He is preceded in death by his parents, and brother: Robert Clark

Military Rites will be conducted by La Porte City U.S.S. San Diego, American Legion Post #207  

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  1. Jill Jeanine Steele | Jan 25, 2019

    Kristy and Chad,

    Sorry to hear about the loss of your Dad and grandpa to your children.  Peace and comfort to your family and memories to cherish! 

    Jill and Dave Steele

  2. Jill Jeanine Steele | Jan 25, 2019

    Kristy and Chad,

    So sorry to hear about the loss of your dad and grandpa to your children.  Peace with you and memories to cherish!

     

    Jill and Dave Steele

  3. Katherine Zuck | Jan 23, 2019
    So sorry for your loss. Rest in Peace Dick.
  4. Katherine Zuck | Jan 23, 2019
    Rest in Peace
  5. Katherine Zuck | Jan 23, 2019
    Rest in Peace
  6. Becky Clark | Jan 23, 2019

     Sorry for your loss, Dick can rest now.  Cherish all the memories, for that holds him closest to each of you.  Prayers to you all.

    Rory, Becky & Blake Clark

    Brooke & Corey Hewitt 

  7. Marv and Sue Hrubes | Jan 22, 2019
     Sorry to hear the sad news.  Our thoughts and prayers go out to the family
  8. Dean & Peg Mullen | Jan 22, 2019

    So very, very sorry to hear this!  Prayers for God's comfort for all of you!


  9. Clint & Katie Bell | Jan 22, 2019
    So incredibly sorry for your loss. Thoughts and prayers to you all! 
  10. Rylan Zwanziger | Jan 22, 2019
    I’m saddened to hear this and I pray for comfort and strength for the family! Ive always enjoyed working with Dick and will miss the marketing discussions! 
  11. Marge and Gary | Jan 22, 2019

    Thoughts are with you Ria and your family at this difficult time.  May the memories you

    share provide peace and joy to replace the sadness you're all feeling at this difficult time. 

    With Sympathy,

    Gary and Marge

  12. Chris Hopp | Jan 22, 2019

    Ria

    My deepest sympathies go out to you and your family. May God give you the comfort and peace that you seek and may the soul of your loved one rest in peace.

    Chris

  13. Lisa Lindley | Jan 22, 2019

    Kristie, 

    We are so sorry for your loss.  Our thoughts and prayers go out to you and your family during this difficult time. 

    Lisa and Mitch.

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