Ila Mae “Sis” Clark

Ila Mae “Sis” Clark

Wright County, Iowa, USA
Death 29 Aug 2001 (aged 73)
Marshalltown, Marshall County, Iowa, USA
Burial Marshalltown, Marshall County, Iowa, USA
Memorial ID 134643980 · View Source
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Ila Mae Clark -- called "Sis" by many -- was born September 4, 1927 in Wright County, Iowa. She married Donald Clark, her second husband, on April 14, 1962, in Princeton, Missouri.

Ila Mae and Don raised and adopted several foster children.

After moving to Marshalltown, Ila Mae worked as a cook at the Iowa Veterans Home and at Grandview Heights Nursing Home. She also was a member of the American Legion and Veterans of Foreign Wars auxiliaries.

Donald passed away on July 3, 1993.

On August 29, 2001, Ila Mae was beaten to death in her Marshalltown home, and her murder remains unsolved.

Ila Mae's funeral was held Sept. 4, 2001, on what would have been her 74th birthday. She was buried next to her husband, Don, at Rose Hill Memorial Gardens.

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  • Created by: Jody Ewing
  • Added: 20 Aug 2014
  • Find A Grave Memorial 134643980
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Ila Mae “Sis” Clark (4 Sep 1927–29 Aug 2001), Find A Grave Memorial no. 134643980, citing Rose Hill Memorial Gardens Cemetery, Marshalltown, Marshall County, Iowa, USA ; Maintained by Jody Ewing (contributor 47271115) .