Constance "Connie" Yvonne Clark
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7/11/1937 - 5/23/2014
Constance "Connie" Yvonne (Hill) Clark, 76, of Eagle, Idaho, went to be with the Lord on Friday, May 23, 2014.
Connie was born to Harold and Yvonne Hill, July 11, 1937, in Caldwell, Idaho. She was the oldest of five children and was the oldest of 50 first cousins.
Connie spent most of her childhood living on a farm near Jump Creek Canyon in Marsing, Idaho. She graduated from Marsing High School in 1955. Connie then attended Northwest Nazarene College in Nampa, Idaho, where she received her AA degree in 1957. After graduation she spent a year in Seattle, Washington, working for Boeing. She then returned to Northwest Nazarene College where she was homecoming princess during her junior year and completed her BA degree in business in 1960. During college she also enjoyed being part of the tennis team.
Connie married John W. Clark on September 5, 1959, at College Church of the Nazarene in Nampa, Idaho. John and Connie had six children. They lived in Boise from 1960 to 1973. Then they moved to a farm north of Middleton where they raised cattle and grew crops including hay, corn, and beans. In 1989, they moved to a farm south of Mtn. Home where they lived until they retired in Eagle in 2007. Connie did secretarial and accounting work for their many businesses including: Burger Chef, Gem State Pest Control, Clover Hollow Farms, and Crystal Springs Ranch.
Connie enjoyed her family, especially her grandchildren, and she loved attending church. She also enjoyed traveling to Scottsdale, Arizona, in the wintertime.
She is survived by her mother, Yvonne Hill of Caldwell, ID; siblings: Richard "Dick" Hill of Melba, ID; Fred Hill of Huston, ID; Shareen Pense of Kuna, ID; and Laree Maendl of Caldwell, ID; spouse, John W. Clark of Eagle, ID; and her children: James (Margo) Clark of Arvada, CO; Marilyn Clark of Mtn. Home, ID; Scott Clark of Mtn. Home, ID, Jay (Melanie) Clark of Mtn. Home, ID; Camille (Jerry) Harris of Caldwell, ID; and Judy (Bryan) Appleby of Meridian, ID. She is also survived by 12 grandchildren.
Viewing will be on Friday, May 30th, from 5-7 pm at Alsip Funeral Chapel, 404 10th Avenue South, Nampa, Idaho. The funeral service will be held at 2 pm on Saturday, May 31, 2014, at Karcher Church of the Nazarene, 2515 W. Karcher Rd., Nampa, Idaho. Burial services will be immediately following the funeral at Middleton Cemetery, 23660 Cemetery Road, Middleton, Idaho.
Alsip & Persons Funeral Chapel
404 Tenth Avenue South Nampa, ID 83651
Published in Idaho Press Tribune from May 28 to May 29, 2014