Clark, The Hon.
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Oct. 26, 1924 - Jan. 19, 2013
John was born in Omaha to Pearl and Amy (Briggs) Clark. Like many of his generation, John's views and values were profoundly influenced by the Great Depression and World War II, when he served in the U.S. Navy in the Pacific Theater aboard LST 919.
He graduated from Creighton University Law School in 1951 and began a long and distinguished career as a public servant, holding the positions of FBI agent, Douglas County deputy attorney, Omaha Municipal Court judge and Douglas County District Court judge.
He was preceded in death by wife Patricia, parents, brother Tom and sister-in-law Mildred Clark, brother-in-law Ray Kenney, and son-in-law Gary Rasher.
He is survived by sons Jim (Debi) Clark and Bill (Pam) Clark, all of Omaha; daughters Kathryn Clark of Omaha and Mary Jane Rasher of Highlands Ranch, CO; grandchildren Allie (Dave) Marchetti of Bellevue, NE, and Kayla, Michael, Bobby and David Clark and Nicole and Dan Carroll, all of Omaha; great-grandchildren Mackenzie and Gabriella Marchetti of Bellevue, NE; brother- and sister-in-law Bill and Ann Kenney of Omaha; sister-in-law Martha Kenney of St. Petersburg, FL; and many nieces and nephews.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed in John's memory to Sacred Heart School, Christian Urban Education Service (CUES) at 2207 Wirt St., Omaha, NE 68110.
SERVICES Wednesday 10am at St. Bernard Catholic Church. Interment, Calvary Cemetery. VISITATION Tuesday starting at 5pm, with a WAKE SERVICE at 7pm at the 72nd Street Chapel. JOHN A. GENTLEMAN MORTUARIES
72nd STREET CHAPEL
1010 North 72nd St. 402-391-1664
Published in Omaha World-Herald from Jan. 21 to Jan. 22, 2013
John A. Gentleman Mortuaries - 72nd Street Chapel
1010 North 72nd Street Omaha, NE 68114