MARK ALLEN CLARKE, 49 ROCKFORD - Mark Allen Clarke, 49, of Rockford, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family August 3, 2014. Born January 4, 1965 in Rockford, he was the son of John and Billie (Roberts) Clarke. Mark was employed with High Standard Fabricating for many years. He loved working in his yard, spending time with his grandchildren, and he loved to fix things even if it meant tearing it apart. Survivors include his children, Amber (Shawn), Aaron, and Marc Clarke; mother, Billie Clarke; grandchildren, Austin, Devin, Maryiah, Monica, Ashton, Jayden, Matthew, and Harmony Clarke; sisters Cindy (Richard) Livingston, Mary Rasmussen, and Teresa Klein; brothers, Johnny (Lori) and Mike (Chris) Clarke; the love of his life, Michelle Rubert; and many nieces, nephews, relatives, and friends. Mark was predeceased by his father, John Clarke; and son, Matthew Clarke. A big thank you to Mark's special friend, Carol Cofield and VNA Hospice. Funeral service 2 p.m. Wednesday, August 6, at Advantage Funeral Home, 7000 W. State Street, Rockford. Service officiated by Don Wynn and Josh McDermott. Visitation one hour prior to service. Online condolences may be submitted at advantagerockford.com.
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Published in Rockford Register Star from Aug. 5 to Aug. 6, 2014