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John Clark

May 01, 1919 - April 24, 2014


8:30-9:30 A.M. Saturday, April 26, 2014 at St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church, Fargo.

Funeral Service:

9:30 A.M. Saturday, April 26, 2014 at St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church, Fargo.


1:00 P.M. Saturday, April 26, 2014 at Sacred Heart Cemetery in  Sanborn, North Dakota.


Boulger Funeral Home, Fargo.

John Clark

May 01, 1919 - April 24, 2014


John passed away on Thursday, April 24, 2014 at Villa Maria in Fargo at the age of 94.

John was born on May 1, 1919, the son of Bernard and Polly (Tabbert) Clark in Mansfield Township near Eckelson, ND. He grew up on the family farm and attended rural school. John was united in marriage to Lucille Fredrickson on April 2, 1945 at Sanborn, ND. They made their home near Eckelson until 1963 when they moved to Oakes, ND and to Valley City upon his retirement from many years of service with Land O’ Lakes. In Valley City he worked for the Public Schools. John and Lucille moved to Fargo in 1991. He worked for Fargo Public Schools as a custodian until his retirement on his 80th birthday. Lucille passed away on January 1, 1999. John had most recently made his home at Villa Maria in Fargo.

John, in his retirement, enjoyed playing cards and checkers at the Senior Center and at Crossroads Living Center and attending senior dances.

John is survived by his children – Larry (Kari) Clark of Shoreline, WA; Diane Clark, Kevin Clark, Cynthia Brown, Randy (Diane) Clark, Ricky (Susan Samuelson) Clark, and Cheryl Clark, all of Fargo; eight grandchildren and seven great grandchildren. Also surviving are his special friend, Fran; and his sisters, Mary (Jim) Kieley and Dorothy Garrison.

John was preceded in death by his wife, his son in law, Craig Brown, and his brother, Raymond Clark.


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  1. mike & darlene wolf says:

    mesa azOur thoughts and prayers go out to your entire family in the loss of your Dad. Cynthia, remember we worked together at The Village. I think about you. May your Dad rest in peace with the Lord and with his wife. May grant all of your strength and comfort in the days ahead. Remember all the memories you had of your Dad and Mom. God Bless

  2. Patty Kieley Adkins says:

    Royston GAI was saddened to hear about Uncle Johnny’s death. I so enjoyed seeing him last time I was in ND
    and always felt that he was one of the sweetest persons I ever knew. I hope that I can age as gracefully as he did. We will be thinking of all of you today and in the days ahead. We will all miss him.

  3. Jenny Hoffart Heimark says:

    Sabin Minnesota
    Diane and family
    I read in the paper today of your dads passing. Sorry for your loss.
    Sympathy and prayers for your family.

  4. Carol Fredrickson Schaefer says:

    Little Elm TXI am so sorry for your loss. Uncle Johnny was a wonderful person. I remember his most for his kindness and smiling face. He will be missed. It was a blessing to have an uncle like him.

  5. Donna Lemar says:

    Fargo ND
    I enjoyed knowing and seeing John every day at Woodrow Wilson School. His laughter and joy spilled over to brighten many lives besides mine. Please accept my sympathy.

  6. Diane Nordhougen says:

    Fargo ND
    My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this time. It is so hard to lose a parent. The entire Park family is thinking of you!

  7. Fran Helwig says:

    Oakes ND
    Remember all the good times you shared with your dad and all the love he gave you throughout the years. He is not gone. He will live in your hearts forever. With love, prayers and sympathy. Kevin & Fran (Daniels) Helwig

  8. Amber Knutson says:

    Fargo Diane and family,

    I am so terribly sorry for your loss. I only had the pleasure of meeting John once or twice but I know he was a wonderful man and dearly loved! My thoughts and prayers are with all of you.

    ~Amber, Patrick and Ben

  9. Marlene Christian says:

    Oh I will miss you John. I enjoyed when the last time I seen John at Cash Wise. We became friends 16 years ago. He was walking his dog when I stopped and asked him if he had seen my lost dog. Well John walked his dog many times looking for my dog. Soon I would stop by his house on 1st ave n and he would stop at my house on3rd ave n to visit. He came to my family birthday parties for my daughter which he loved. My brothers couldn’t believe the arms on John! After I moved to southside John would stop over and visit. I loved his love for life, dancing and his laughter that would warm your heart. I will miss you dear friend!

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