Archive for Wednesday, April 17, 2002


April 17, 2002


Funeral services for Mary M. Clark, 69, Baldwin City, will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at the First United Methodist Church, Baldwin City. Mrs. Clark died Sat. April 13, 2002, at her home.

She was born April 22, 1932, in the Black Jack Community near Baldwin City, the daughter of Ralph Ingalls and Mary Helen (Breithaupt) Kalb. She attended Black Jack Rural School and Baldwin High School, graduating in 1950. She was active in 4-H and was a state Key Award winner in 1952. She received a Bachelors Degree in Home Economics from Kansas State University in 1954. She worked as an Extension Home Economist for Osborne and Osage counties.

She married Lyle W. Clark on July 28, 1957, in Baldwin City. She helped her husband operate rock quarries for several years. They farmed and raised livestock in Douglas and Franklin counties.

She was a former 4-H leader and was a member of First United Methodist Church.

Survivors include her husband; one daughter, Sandra Kramer and her husband, Kerry, Mclouth; one son, Jay Clark and his wife, Angie, Ottawa; two sisters, Dorothy Hallmark, McAllen, Texas; Laverne Deay, Wellsville and five grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

Burial will be in the Deay Cemetery, south of Eudora. Visitation will be today after 9 a.m. at Lamb-Roberts-Heise Funeral Home, Baldwin City. The family will receive friends today from 6:30 to 8 p.m.

Memorial contributions may be made to First United Methodist Church, Baldwin City, or the 4-H Foundation and sent in care of Lamb-Roberts-Heise Funeral Home, PO Box 64, Baldwin City, KS 66006.

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