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George Earl Clark
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Birth: Jun. 21, 1911
Oquawka
Henderson County
Illinois, USA
Death: Dec. 3, 1988
Galesburg
Knox County
Illinois, USA

Obituary - The Daily Review-Atlas, Monmouth, Warren County, Illinois

George Earl Clark, 77 of 217 Oak Terrace, died at 3:46 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 3, 1988, at Cottage Hospital in Galesburg. He was born June 21, 1911, in Oquawka the son of James C. and Agnes Peterson Clark. He was reared and educated in Monmouth schools graduating from Monmouth High School. He married Marcella Louise VanTine on Sept. 15, 1947 in Monmouth. She died Sept. 2, 1981. (They had no children.)

He was with the Illinois State Police from 1946 through 1973 at which time he retired as sergeant. He was a member of the Monmouth Lodge No. 37 AF and AM and Monmouth Low 12 Club. He was also a member of the First Christian Church. He was a veteran of World War II in which he served as a cook for General Dwight D. Eisenhower at the allied supreme headquarters in Germany.

He is survived by two sisters, Mrs. Betty Wagaman of Boone, Iowa and Mrs. June Morgan of Galesburg, one brother, Irvin "Abe" Clark of Mobile, Ala., one aunt, Edna Peterson, and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded by his parents, wife and one sister.

Funeral services will be conducted at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Turnbull Funeral Home with the Rev. Ellis Beeman officiating. Friends may call Monday and Tuesday until the hour of services at Turnbull Funeral Home with the family present from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Monday. Burial will be in the Monmouth cemetery.

(Note: The cemetery stone is incorrect as to the month of birth for George.)
 
 
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 Parents:
  James Reister/Richter Clark (1883 - 1967)
  Agnes Geneva Peterson Clark (1886 - 1986)
 
 Spouse:
  Marcella Louise Van Tine Clark (1914 - 1981)
 
 Siblings:
  George Earl Clark (1911 - 1988)
  June P Clark Morgan (1920 - 2000)*
  Betty Jean Clark Wagaman (1922 - 2000)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Monmouth Cemetery
Monmouth
Warren County
Illinois, USA
 
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Record added: Aug 30, 2007
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- Jeff Jahn
 Added: Oct. 13, 2008
How 'bout them Cubs, Uncle George?
- Donna Smock
 Added: Aug. 28, 2008
 
 
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