John 'Jack' Clark

Posted Online: Jan. 20, 2013, 8:55 pm
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John K. "Jack" Clark, 81, of Eldridge, died Saturday, Jan. 19, 2013, in Davenport.
Services are 1 p.m. Thursday at Runge Mortuary, Davenport. Burial follows at National Cemetery, Arsenal Island. Visitation is 4-7 p.m. Wednesday at the mortuary.
He was born July 27, 1931, in Davenport, to Earl and Esther Trendel Clark.
Surviving are his sons, Jeff (Edie) Clark and Scott Clark; daughter, Sue (Roy) Yoder; granddaughter, Carley; girlfriend, Louise; best friend, Chuck Clark; and numerous nieces and nephews.


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