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 Robert L Clem, Sr

Robert L Clem, Sr

Birth
Frederick, Frederick County, Maryland, USA
Death 30 Mar 2004 (aged 74)
Frederick, Frederick County, Maryland, USA
Burial Frederick, Frederick County, Maryland, USA
Memorial ID 103787743 · View Source
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Originally published in the Frederick News-Post on Thursday, April 1, 2004.


Mr. Robert Clem Sr.


Mr. Robert L. Clem Sr., 74, of Middletown, died Tuesday, March 30 at Frederick Memorial Hospital.

He was the husband of Helen A. Martin Clem, his wife of 55 years.

Born July 12, 1929, in Frederick, he was the son of the late Raymond and Edith Bidle Clem.

He was a lifelong farmer. Mr. Clem also was a driver for McHenry Auto Parts in Frederick. He enjoyed gardening and was an avid bowler, bowling in leagues at both Frederick and Walkersville. He was the first person to bowl a 500 set at Arcade Lanes.

Surviving in addition to his wife are nine children, sons Robert Clem Jr. and wife Janice of Middletown, James Clem and wife Noveda of Hagerstown, Donald Clem and wife Joyce of Illinois, and David Clem and wife Joy of Adamstown; daughters Mary Jane Cook and husband William of Frederick, Judy Crosby of North Carolina, Joan Keefer and husband Robert of Brunswick, Sally Allison and husband Robert of Jefferson, and Patricia Clem of Middletown; 13 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; two brothers, Hugh Clem and wife Peggy of Frederick, and Vernon Clem and wife Margaret of Florida; five sisters, Naomi Adkins and husband Ray Sr. of Frederick, Shirley Adkins and husband Lee of Middletown, Irene Sober and husband Bob of New York, Loretta LaFoote and husband Robert of Baltimore, and Madeline Harris and husband Don of Virginia.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday, April 2, at Stauffer Funeral Home, 1621 Opossumtown Pike, Frederick, where funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, April 3, with the Rev. William Bucher of St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Utica officiating.

Interment will be in Resthaven Cemetery, Frederick, with Robert Clem Jr., James Clem, Donald Clem, David Clem, William Cook Sr. and Roger Jarrell serving as pallbearers.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Parkinson's Disease Foundation, Inc., 710 W. 168th St., Third Floor, New York, NY, 10032.


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  • Created by: Linda Rice Sutphin
  • Added: 19 Jan 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 103787743
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Robert L Clem, Sr (12 Jul 1929–30 Mar 2004), Find A Grave Memorial no. 103787743, citing Resthaven Memorial Gardens, Frederick, Frederick County, Maryland, USA ; Maintained by Linda Rice Sutphin (contributor 47294770) .