Obit: Clark, David D. (1936 - 2013)

Contact: Robert Lipprandt 

Surnames: Clark, Greenman, Hartman, Luft, Sloan, Stefancin, Stieve, Willger

----Source: The Star News (Medford, WI) 09/19/2013

Clark, David D. (12 AUG 1936 - 5 SEP 2013)

David D. Clark, 77, Medford, died of lung cancer on Thursday, Sept. 5 at his home, while surrounded by his family and under hospice care.

A memorial service will be held on Saturday, Sept. 14 at 10 a.m. at Holy Rosary Catholic Church in Medford, with Father Gerard Willger and Deacon Joe Stefancin officiating. Interment of his cremated remains will be at Holy Rosary Catholic Cemetery in Medford. Pallbearer is Aaron Stieve.

Visitation will be held at the church on Saturday from 9 a.m until the time of service.

Hemer Funeral Homes of Medford and Rib Lake assisted the family with arrangements.

David Clark was born on August 12, 1936 in Geneseo, Ill., to the late Elmer W. and Margaret (Sloan) Clark. He attended Chicago, Ill., elementary and middle school and spent four years in an apprenticeship program at Western Electric in Montgomery, Ill., where he learned a trade as a tool and die maker, graduating in 1962.

On May 23, 1959 at Holy Rosary Catholic Church, he married Dottie Ann Hartman, who survives. For 25 years they lived in Wisconsin Dells where he owned and operated Dae-Dot Tool and Die Company. They later resided on Little Spirit Lake for 10 years before moving to Medford six years ago.

He was a member of Holy Rosary Catholic Church. He enjoyed fishing, hunting and reading westerns.

In addition to his wife, survivors include a daughter, Debra (Timothy) Stieve of Baraboo; a son, Clinton (Yvonne) Clark of Hancock; a sister, Katheryn Luft of Waukesha; six grandchildren, Rachel, Elizabeth and Naomi Clark, and Renee, Aaron and Alex Stieve; and three great-grandchildren.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two sisters, Doris Greenman and Nancy Greenman.

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