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Mary Clark

1929 - 2014 Obituary Condolences
Mary A. (Mimi) Clark

July 23, 1929

January 15,2014

Born unto Wendell and Naoma Corrie in Orio, Illinois.

Mary was the youngest of 5 children and preceded in death by her mother and father, (sister) Rose Kiefer, (brother) William Corrie and (sister) Dorothy Schafer.

She is survived by (sister) Helen Gronning of Mt. Carmel, Illinois, (sons) Jeff Clark and Gary Clark, (grandchildren) Christine Ferran, Pamela Clark, Travis Clark and Jarad Clark, (great grandchildren) Ricky de la Puente, Arielle Ferran and Bree Ferran. all of the Reno/Sparks, Nevada.

Mary and husband Ted moved their very young family west in 1955, eventually settling in Reno in the early fall of 1959. Shortly after, Mary began a long and distinguished career in the Title and Escrow business. Beginning with Nevada Title and Guarantee from 1960-1973, then on to Stewart Tile from 1973-1982 and finally to First American Title Co. from 1982 until retiring in 1999 at the age of 70 years young.

Mary spent her remaining years doting on her sons and their families, her sisters and brother and numerous nieces and nephews. In May of 2013, Mary moved to the Arbors Memory Care facility where she passed quietly and peacefully into God's loving arms on January 15, 2014.

Following cremation, Mary will be taken home to her beloved family farm in Orio and laid to rest on Easter Sunday, her favorite time of the year.

An informal celebration of Mary's life will be held from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, February 8, 2014at the Meadow Ridge clubhouse located at the corner of Meadow Ridge Dr. and Meadow Hills Dr. in Reno. Refreshments will be served.

In lieu of flowers, her family requests that donations be made to the Susan G. Koman breast cancer research at or the Alzheimer's Foundation at

Published in Reno Gazette-Journal on Jan. 31, 2014
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