Clarence August Odmark

Clarence August Odmark

Birth
Muskegon, Muskegon County, Michigan, USA
Death 23 Feb 1989 (aged 72)
Charlevoix, Charlevoix County, Michigan, USA
Burial Charlevoix, Charlevoix County, Michigan, USA
Memorial ID 23328049 · View Source
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Son of August & Julia Odmark
Raised in Spring Lake, 1934 graduate of Grand Haven High School. Graduate of Eastern Michigan University.

October 25, 1942 married Janet L. Stewart in Detroit.
Children: Richard E., Robert S. and Julie Ann

Served in the World War II 311th Air Force Band, Shaw Field, South Carolina.

Music teacher for 29 years at Almont High School, the Detroit area schools and the Charlevoix schools. Longtime band director at Charlevoix, instrumental in the school's receipt of 24 years of Division awards. He was also the Director of the City Band for over 20 years starting in 1948 and Director of the Charlevoix Community Choir. Was awarded Band Director of the Year in 1965. Vice President of the Northern Michigan Community Concerts Association and a pavilion in East Park bears his name in recogonition of his vast musical contributions to the community.

Passed away while a patient at the Charlevoix Area Hospital.


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  • Created by: Woodie
  • Added: 10 Dec 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 23328049
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Clarence August Odmark (19 Jul 1916–23 Feb 1989), Find A Grave Memorial no. 23328049, citing Brookside Cemetery, Charlevoix, Charlevoix County, Michigan, USA ; Maintained by Woodie (contributor 46922700) .