Ron Clark

Ron Clark April 2, 1930 - October 14, 2013 RONALD BIDE CLARK (83), of Magrath passed away on Monday, October 14, 2013 in Raymond. He will be greatly missed by his wife of 34 years, Helene Clark; his children: Kim (Cindy), Karen, Gloria (Tim), Rhonda (Lou), David (Karla), and Tammy; stepchildren: Roselyne (Daniel), David (Alice), Christopher (Tonya); 34 grandchildren; 28 great-grandchildren; his siblings: Ross (Myrna), Brent (Judy), Kay (Bob), Paul (Janice) and Garnet (Heather). He was predeceased by his first wife Yvonne Matthews and sister Loretta Brown.

Ron was a faithful member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He served three missions, the first as a young missionary to South Africa, followed by two missions with his dear wife Helene, the first to South Africa, and then the Church Employment Office in Lethbridge. He taught school in Stirling, Waterton, and then 29 years as teacher/counsellor as well as 14 years as an early morning Seminary instructor while in Calgary and 10 years as driving instructor for AMA. He also served 28 years for Scouts Canada. Ron received his PhD in psychology and marriage counselling in 1981 from BYU. He loved sky diving, scouting, camping and canoeing. Funeral services and internment were held in Magrath on October 18.



Published in The Calgary Herald on Oct. 21, 2013