Clark, John Monroe (January 6, 1884 - October 8, 1953)



Unknown - October 15, 1953

Funeral services were conducted Monday afternoon from the Stark funeral chapel for John Monroe Clark, 69, who died Thursday at Converse county memorial hospital of a cerebral hemorrhage.

The service was conducted by Rev. Clyde Thompson. The body was taken to Atlantic, Iowa, for interment.

He was born January 6, 1884, in Clay township, Iowa, the son of Mr. and Mrs. John Clark. He received his schooling in Iowa public schools. In 1911 he moved to Nebraska and came to Wyoming that same year.

He was a member of the Wyoming National Guard and a member of the American Expeditionary Forces in France in 1917 and 1918.

The marriage of John M. Clark and Miss Lydia Nix was solemnized in Rushville, Neb., December 17, 1941. They made their home in Douglas where he was a member of the American Legion and the Douglas Moose lodge.

He was engaged in ranching and farming.

Surviving are six brothers and four sisters; Mrs. Addie Kolb of Harlan, Iowa; Frank Clark of Baxter, Iowa; Thomas Clark of Baxter; Mrs. Isabel Kolb of St. Charles, MO.; Mrs. Carrin Kolb of Atlantic, Iowa; Mrs. Mildred Denny of Los Angeles, Calif.; Mrs. Olive Dimig of Randolph, Neb.; Mrs. Gertrude Rutherford of Audubon, Iowa; Ward Clark of Fairmont, Neb., and Otto Clark of Des Moines, Iowa.

Here for the services were Otto Clark of Des Moines, Iowa, and Charles Kolb of Harlan, Iowa.


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