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Wilfred S. "Bill" Clark

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Wilfred S. "Bill" Clark St. Johns Wilfred S. Clark died at the age of 92. Born March 5, 1921 in Buffalo, NY, Bill was the son of Stanley and Louise Clark. Bill joined a sister, Betty, and later another son, Ken, was born. The family moved to Detroit and there grew up with many friends. Bill joined the Air Force in 1943 in the Army Air Force and, while in service, he met and married his wife, Fay. He was discharged in California then came home to Michigan where he raised his family; two sons, Bill and Larry, and daughter, Linda. He worked at Chaffee & Company for 28 years and became Sales Manager. Bill left in 1974 to buy his own Discount Store in Whitehall, MI. He sold the store in 1990 and moved to St. Johns, MI to be near his son and lovely family. Bill bought his son's theater in St. Johns and converted it to business offices, which he owned for 23 years. Bill was a member of the American Legion Post # 153 in St. Johns. He is survived by his wife, Fay; sons and daughters-in-law, Bill and Jean Clark and Larry and Holly Clark; daughter and son-in-law, Linda and Robert; 9 grandchildren; 11 great grandchildren; sister, Betty; and many wonderful nieces, nephews, and cousins. Bill was preceded in death by his parents, sister-in-law, brother, and granddaughter. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, September 11, 2013 at Osgood Funeral Home in St. Johns with the Rev. Matthew Olson officiating. Burial will follow at Mt. Rest Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 9:00-11:00 a.m. at the funeral home prior to the service. To learn more about Bill and view his Life Story film, visit his personal webpage at

Published in Lansing State Journal on Sept. 9, 2013
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