Mary Clarke Obituary

Mary   Clarke
Mary Clarke
Mary Clarke

March 28, 1918 - December 30, 2010
Born in Des Moines
Resided in Hot Springs Village, AR
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Mary Clarke, 92, died Thursday, December 30, 2010, at Good Samaritan Health Care Center in Hot Springs Village, AR. Funeral services will be held 10 am Tuesday, January 4, 2011, at St. Theresa's Catholic Church, of which she was a member, with burial to follow at Glendale Cemetery.

Mary was born in Des Moines and lived here all of her life before moving to Hot Springs Village, Arkansas in 2004 to be near her sister. She was a registered nurse at Iowa Methodist Medical Center for 28 years, retiring in 1998. Mary was a lifetime member of the Blank Children's Hospital Guild and the Abraham Lincoln High School Alumni Association. She was a graduated of the Iowa Methodist School of Nursing and was a board member of the Iowa Methodist School of Nursing.

Mary is survived by her siblings, Mando Oliver of Oskaloosa, Robert (Verlena) Oliver, Jr. of Grimes, Dina Feeley of West Frankfort, IL and Helen (David) Struthers of Hot Springs Village, Arkansas; five step grandchildren and six step great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, six siblings, her husband, Norman, and stepson, Jerry Clarke.

The family will receive friends at Iles Funeral Homes-Westover Chapel from 5 to 7pm Monday, where a vigil service will be held at 7pm. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Theresa's Catholic Church, Iowa Methodist Medical Center or Blank Children's Hospital.


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Westover Funeral Home
6337 Hickman Road
Des Moines, IA US 50322
Monday, January 3, 2011
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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St. Theresa's Catholic Church
1230 Merle Hay Road
Des Moines, IA US 50311
Tuesday, January 4, 2011
10:00 AM
Glendale Cemetery
4909 University Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50311
Tuesday, January 4, 2011


St. Theresa Catholic Church
1230 Merle Hay Road
Des Moines, IA US 50312
Iowa Methodist Medical Center
1200 Pleasant
Des Moines, IA 50309