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Glen S. Clark

Glen S. Clark, 92, of Louisiana, were Thursday at Collier Funeral Home in Louisiana.

Visitation was from 10 a.m.-noon with the memorial service at noon. The Rev. Don Hannel officiated.

Mr. Clark died Saturday, Feb. 3, 2018 at St. Luke’s Hospital in Chesterfield.

Glen was born Dec. 9, 1925 in rural Pike County, Ill., the son of John William and Clara Isabelle (Scranton) Clark. He attended Pleasant Hill School in Pleasant Hill, Ill. He was united in marriage to Rose Mary Anderson on Feb. 12, 1949 in Jerseyville, Ill. Glen and Rose Mary had three children, Coleen, John and Marta.

Glen served in the U.S. Army as a Field Medic for the 11th EVAC Hospital (MASH Unit) during the Korean War. Glen was a devoted family man and he didn’t know a stranger. He was a provider, be it advice or goodies from his garden. He also enjoyed fishing his entire life, especially his many trips with family and friends out on the Mississippi River. Even though he didn’t go much in the last few years, he still provided the grandest of fish tales to all in his company. You may have even seen him puttering around town on his ruby red scooter, with many visits to see friends and share hearty laughs at the Trimble House.

He is survived by a daughters, Coleen Bryant and friend, Tom Backer and Marta Lawrence and friend, Tim Waddell of Louisiana, and his son, John and Terri Clark of Moscow Mills. Grandchildren are Brian and Lori Bryant of East Brunswick, N.J., Roni Bryant of Louisiana, Deidra and Aaron Fairchild of Bowling Green, Kara and Eric Headrick of Moscow Mills, and Erin and Dane Gough of Washington; great-grandchildren are Ashley Corbin, Jadyn Branch, Xavier, Izabella and Zander Fairchild, Jack, Laney, and Dane Headrick, and Abigail and Elliott Gough. He is further survived by a sister, Anna Lee Buchanan, brothers-in-law, Harry and Sue Stoddard and Donald and Joyce Stoddard and special sister-in-law, Carolyn Sanderson, as well as numerous nieces and nephews.

Glen was preceded in death by his loving wife, Rose Mary, his parents, brothers, Carl, Lyndle and William Clark, and sisters, Learta Shipley and Dorothy Mullins.

Memorials can be made to Pike Nutrition Center or donor’s choice.

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