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Ruth R. Clark

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Clark, Ruth R.
Aug. 1, 1899 - Dec. 6, 2010

Ruth R. Clark, 111, of Sarasota died Dec. 6, 2010.
Ruth R. Clark was born in Harvard, Ill., Aug. 1, 1899 to Chas. A. and Sadie C. Bauder. She received her schooling in Harvard and became a member of the Methodist Church at an early age and served in the Sunday School and choir for many years.
She was united in marriage to Ralph L. Clark on September 6, 1920 at the home of the bride's parents. To this union three children were born: H. Kenneth, Gordon and Dorothy. Gordon died June 1, 1952 following and accident. Her husband passed away in 1990 after enjoying 70 years of marriage.
In 1960 they moved to Sarasota and both became members of Trinity United Methodist Church. She was a member of the choir, also an honorary member of the administrative board.
She was a loving and caring mother and grandmother and will be greatly missed.
Survivors include the son, H. Kenneth; daughter, Dorothy Watson both of Sarasota; eight grandchildren, Cheryl Rice, Christine (Scott) Kussy, Kenneth Lee Clark, Craig Lilley, Denise Hart, Kent (Martha) Watson, Linda Fincher, Kathryn Levesque; seven great-grandchildren, Katrina (Todd) Myers, Krystal Thompson, Kenneth Dean Clark, Tara Wood, Daren (Laura) Watson, Rachel (Jared) Clark, Nicholas Fehn; and four great-great grandchildren, Brianna, Kaitlin, Olivia and Steven.
Thanks to TideWell and the staff of Magnolia Health for their wonderful care and a special thanks to Manny.
There will be no services. Burial will be in Harvard, Ill.

Published in Herald Tribune from Dec. 7 to Dec. 8, 2010
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