|Birth: ||Mar. 13, 1915|
|Death: ||Jul. 16, 2012|
Marjorie Gebhardt Clark, age 97, of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, a former resident of Junction City, Kansas, passed away peacefully Monday, July 16, 2012, at the Terrace at St. Francis in Milwaukee, Wis.
She was born March 13, 1915, at Green, Kan., the daughter of Charles and Emma (Alexander) Gebhardt.
She graduated from the Green High School in 1933. After graduating from Emporia Teachers College in 1937 Marjorie taught elementary school in Burton, Kan. for 2 years. She married Roy W. Clark of Green on December 31,1941. They made their home in Junction City where she taught grade school for nearly 40 years. After moving to Milwaukee in 1996 she continued to live independently until suffering a stroke in January. She loved teaching first graders to read.
She was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Junction City and the Kansas Teachers Assn.
She was preceded in death by her husband Roy Clark on December 22, 1994, also three brothers, Donald, Howard and Gerald Gebhardt, and two sisters, Marcene Easterberg and Dorothy Mackenthun.
She is survived by one son, Robert ‘Robin' Clark of Milwaukee, Wis. and several nieces and nephews.
Graveside services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, July 21, 2012, at the Green Fancy Creek Cemetery north of Green, Kansas. Respect calls may be made anytime Friday at the Holmes-Pfeifley Funeral Home in Riley, Kan., where the family will receive friends from 7 to 8 p.m. Friday.
A memorial has been established for the First United Methodist Church of Junction City.
Source: Clay Center Dispatch, July 18, 2012.
Charles Louis Gebhardt (1883 - 1946)
Emma K Alexander Gebhardt (1883 - 1961)
Roy W Clark (1914 - 1994)*
Gerald C Gebhardt (1906 - 1991)*
Donald Wayne Gebhardt (1913 - 1974)*
Marjorie Gebhardt Clark (1915 - 2012)
Fancy Creek Cemetery
Created by: Mark Utley
Record added: Jul 19, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 93863218