Dorothy Clark Obituary

Dorothy E. Clark
Dorothy E. Clark

December 13, 1917 - September 19, 2004
Born in Des Moines, IA
Resided in Des Moines, IA


A lovely lady died Sunday, September 19, 2004. Dorothy Evelyn Clark, born December 13, 1917 to Martha and Roy Clarkson, died at Iowa Methodist Hospital.

Born in Des Moines, Iowa, she attended east- side schools, graduating from East High school in 1935. After attending business school, she worked as a secretary; and during WWII, as a welder at Solar Air Craft. Dorothy married Virgil H. Clark, Jr. in April of 1939. Her husband of 64 years preceded her in death in March of 2004.

Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Thursday at Capitol Hill Lutheran Church, followed by entombment at Resthaven Mausoleum in West Des Moines.

Dorothy loved life and always had a twinkle in her eye and a smile on her lips. She traveled the world, but always liked returning home to her dog.

She is survived by her daughter, Sharon Wilkinson of Urbandale, relatives, friends and her dog, Boogie Bear.

The family will greet friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Dunn's Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to Capitol Hill Lutheran Church or Animal Life Line.




Dunn's Funeral Home
2121 Grand Avenue
Des Moines, IA US 50312
Wednesday, September 22, 2004
4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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Capitol Hill Lutheran Church
511 Des Moines Street
Des Moines, IA US 50309
Thursday, September 23, 2004
1:00 PM
Resthaven Mausoleum
19th & Ashworth Road
West Des Moines, IA US 50265
Thursday, September 23, 2004


Capitol Hill Lutheran Church
511 Des Moines Street
Des Moines, IA 50309
Animal Lifeline
P.O. Box 12
Carlisle, IA 50047