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Rita Jean Goss Clark-Schoenberger
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Birth: May 10, 1931
Twin Falls
Twin Falls County
Idaho, USA
Death: Sep. 26, 1998
Uintah County
Utah, USA

Our beloved mother, grandmother and sister, Rita Jean Goss Clark Schoenberger, age 67, passed away September 26, 1998 at the Ashley Valley Medical Center in Vernal Utah.

She was born May 10, 1931 in Twin Falls, Idaho, a daughter of Dade Goss and Ruby Thurston Goss. She married Albert Wayne Clark in April of 1951. He died September 6, 1960. She married Carl J. Schoenberger in 1974. He died in June of 1979.

Rita's mother died when she was 3 years old and she was raised by her aunt, Lou Havens. She went to school in Bonanza and attended Wasatch Academy and St. Mary's Academy. She was a homemaker, a beautician and worked for Colorado Community Services and for Hiko Bell. She was a member of Kingsbury Community Church and the Rebekah Lodge. She enjoyed reading, growing roses and animals. She loved spending time with her family, friends and especially her grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husbands and one son, J. Vance Clark. Rita is survived by her sons and daughters, R. Lance Clark of Spokane, Washington, Mrs. Harley (Tonah) Jackson of Vernal, Utah, Keni Sue Morey of Vernal, Utah, Albert Wayne "Bert" and wife Gay Clark of Vernal, Utah and Kori Jean Clark Bowers of Grand Junction; 9 grandchildren; 6 great grandchildren; sister and brother, Reba Hawkins of Vernal, Utah and John and wife Laurie Goss of Price, Utah; daughter-in-law, Jean Clark of Taylorsville, Utah; and special friend, LuJean Richardson.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday, September 30, 1998, 2:00 p.m., at Kingsbury Community Church. Friends may call at Thomson's Vernal Mortuary on Tuesday evening, 7:00 to 9:00 p.m., and on Wednesday, 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. Burial will be Thursday, October 1, 1998, 12:00 Noon, at the Orchard Cemetery in Grand Junction, Colorado.

Funeral services under the direction of Thomson's Vernal Mortuary.

"Grandma gets to bounce off the stars,
float on the clouds
and dance on the rainbows."
Family links: 
  Jehu Ambrose Goss (1883 - 1955)
  Ruby Vida Thurstin Goss (1892 - 1936)
  Albert Wayne Clark (1929 - 1960)
  Eloise Lucile Goss (____ - 1927)*
  Thelma V. Goss Pfaffenberger (1921 - 1991)*
  Reba Lou Goss Hawkins (1926 - 2010)*
  John Homer Goss (1927 - 2001)*
  Rita Jean Goss Clark-Schoenberger (1931 - 1998)
*Calculated relationship
Orchard Mesa Cemetery
Grand Junction
Mesa County
Colorado, USA
Plot: Block H, Lot 150, Sp 4
Created by: Joanne
Record added: Sep 26, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 42403410
Rita Jean <i>Goss</i> Clark-Schoenberger
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Rita Jean <i>Goss</i> Clark-Schoenberger
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