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John T. and Carrie T. Clark,
Orpha Isabelle (Waldo) Clark 1859-1892 died in Pottawattamie County, Iowa.
In 1900 Pottawattamie County, Iowa, John T. Clark, born Aug 1853 in Missouri, married six years to Carrie August 1863 Iowa. Carrie has had two kids - those would be Elwin M. 3 and Rachel 1. Perry J. 12 and Henry W. 8 must be from another wife of John.
In 1910 Pottawattamie County, John is farming, 56, Carrie T. 46, Perry J. 22, Henry W. 18, Elwood M. 13, Rachel C. 10, and "Marine" E. 9.
In 1920 Morgan County, Colorado, John is farming, 67, Carrie 67, Elwood 22, Rachel 20, and Maurie 18.
John 1852-1939 is buried in Yuma # 66453195
In 1940 Yuma, Carrie 77 and Elwood 43, both born in Iowa, are living at 408 S. Albany, neither with occupations.
August 13, 1942 "Mrs. Carrie Clark, mother of Mrs. Cliff Lantz, was honored in the celebration of her 80th birthday Sunday as most of her relatives gathered in Yuma for a picnic at the park."
In 1943 Mrs. Carrie Clark and Elwood Clark attended a birthday picnic in the Yuma city park for Forrest Carver, on furlough from the Navy.
In June 1945 "Cliff Lantz and family went to Cheyenne, Wyoming .. to visit Mrs. Lantz's brother, Elwood Clark, who is a patient at the Veterans Hospital. Mr. Clark was to leave on Monday morning to go to Hines Hospital in Chicago for further medical care.
June 6, 1946 "Mrs. Cliff Lantz, Marjorie and Bonnie took Mrs. Carrie Clark, Mrs. Lantz's mother, to Greeley Sunday to visit at the home of another daughter, Mrs. Guy Davis, for several weeks."
Elwood, born Feb 24, 1897 at Council Bluffs, Iowa, died in Fitzsimmons Hospital June 10, 1946, and is buried in Yuma # 74473930.
Elwood Madsen Clark is buried in Yuma.# 74473930.
June 12, 1947
January 22, 1948 "Mr. and Mrs. Guy Davis and children, Betty and Joyce, of Brush were weekend visitors with the lady's mother, Mrs. Carrie Clark and Mr.a nd Mrs. Cliff Lantz and family. Bob Davis, a son, is expected home from the paratroopers division of the Air Corps. After a fourteen day furlough, he expects to be sent to Japan."
LAST RITES TO BE HELD TODAY FOR CARRIE T. CLARK
Death Came Early Monday Following Long Decline In health; Service From Reorganized L.D.S. Church
Death came to Carrie T. Clark, aged woman of this community at 8:20 o'clock Monday morning, March 31 at the Yuma Community Hospital at the age of 89 years, seven months, and 23 days.
Mrs. Clark had been confined to the home of her daughter, Mrs. C. W. Lantz with whom she lived since the first of the year because of the infirmities of her advanced years. She became acutely ill on March 26, when stricken with paralysis, and her condition grew steadily worse until her death.
Funeral service will be conducted from the Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints at 2 00 o'clock this Thursday afternoon by Pastor Walter Lutz. Arrangements are by Ritchey Funeral Home and burial will be in the Yuma Cemetery.
Carrie Tena Hansen, daughter of Hans and Bertha Hansen, was born August 8, 1862 on a farm near Council bluffs, Iowa. She passed from this life March 31, 1952 at the age of 89 years, seven months, and 23 days.
She was educated in the school of the vicinity of her birth, and later attended a dressmaking school at Council Bluffs, a trade school in which she was employed until her marriage. On June 25, 1894 she was united in marriage to John Thomas Clark at Council Bluffs, Iowa. To this union were born one son and two daughters. She was preceded in death by her husband in 1939, a son, Elwood in 1946, and a step-son, Henry, in 1950 or 1959????
In 1914 the family moved to a homestead near Willard, Colorado and this place remained their home until 1931. Inthat year Mr. and Mrs. Clark and their son moved to Yuma, where she spent the remainder of her life.
When she was eight years old, she was baptized by her father in the Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. She was a faithful and devoted Christian and had perfect faith in her Heavenly Father until her death. Her greatest desire in life was to work in her church and until the time she was stricken with her final illness she was making plans to attend church services on Sunday.
During the years she lived near Willard she was active in the W.T.U.... of which she was a charter member. At that time she was also active in the work of Royal Neighbor lodge. She was always active in the promotion of all things that she considered right.
Mrs. Clark is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Rachel Lantz of Yuma, and Mrs. Maurine Davis of Hastings, Nebraska, and a step-son Perry Clark of Fort Lupton. Also surviving are 25 grandchildren, 29 great-grandchildren, one sister, Mrs. Julia Christianson of Berkeley, California, and many other more distant relatives. Yuma Pioneer, Yuma, Colorado April 3, 1952 Transcribed by Carol Moore.
Carrie is buried in Yuma # 74473884
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