Dennis Clark Obituary

Dennis M. Clark
Dennis M. Clark
Dennis M. Clark

March 2, 1956 - July 14, 2007
Born in Canton, IL
Resided in Des Moines, IA
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Dennis M. Clark, 56, died Saturday, July 14th of sudden heart failure. Funeral services will be 10:30 AM, Saturday, July 21, 2007 at St. Augustin Catholic Church. Burial will follow at Resthaven Cemetery.

Dennis was born in Canton, IL and had lived in Winfield, Iowa prior to moving to Des Moines 46 years ago. He was a graduate of the University of Iowa, and was the Division Manager of Human Resources for John Deere Agricultural Marketing Center. Dennis was very devoted and proud of his family and employment at John Deere. He recently took a trip to China to see his son, Ben, and treasured that as an experience of a lifetime.

Survivors include his wife, Kate of Des Moines; mother, Doris Widmer of Madison, WI; son, Major Ben Clark of Kunming, China; daughter, Maggie (Matt) Murillo of West Des Moines; granddaughter, Rylee Murillo of West Des Moines; brother, Doug (Darla) Clark of Albuquerque, NM; brother in law, Tom (Diane) Finley of Des Moines; sister in law, Terry (Dr. John) Biddinger of Littleton, CO; brother in law, Murray (Patricia) Finley of Providence, RI; and many nieces and nephews. Dennis was preceded in death by his father, Charles Clark.

Friends may call after 3:00 PM, Friday at Dunn’s Funeral Home where the family will be present from 5-7:00 PM. Memorial contributions may be made to the Animal Rescue League of Iowa or the Make a Wish Foundation of Iowa.


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Dunn's Funeral Home
2121 Grand Avenue
Des Moines, IA US 50312
Friday, July 20, 2007
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
St. Augustin Catholic Church
545 42nd Street
Des Moines, IA US 50312
Saturday, July 21, 2007
10:30 AM
Resthaven Cemetery
801 19th Street
West Des Moines, IA 50265
Saturday, July 21, 2007


Make-A-Wish Foundation
3838 70th Street
Urbandale, IA 50322-3220