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Lenora Anita Clarke

1930 - 2013 Obituary Condolences
LENORA ANITA CLARKE Lenora Anita Clarke, of Coarsegold, CA (formerly of Riverside) passed away on September 5, 2013. She was born on January, 31, 1930 to Andrew and Esther Carlstrom in Superior, WI. She married the love of her life, Robert I. Clarke in 1949 and they enjoyed a 23 year Air Force military career, traveling all over the world. She is survived by daughters, Candy (John) Hamlet of Nuevo, CA and Tammy (Larry) Carter of Coarsegold, CA; daughter-in-law Valerie Clarke of Rockford, MI.; brother Bucky (Norma) Carlstrom of WI.; and sisters Nonie (Gordy) Lindbergh, MN and Lola Gappa of WI.; 10 grandchildren, 11 great grandchildren as well as many other family members and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband Robert I. Clarke and her only son Robert J. Clarke (Bobby Jim) of Rockford, MI. Nora earned her RN degree in 1965 through RCC's 2 year program while she was raising 3 children as her husband served overseas. She enjoyed this career for almost 35 years in CA, HI, MA and NY retiring from Riverside General Hospital in 1989 where she was employee health nurse. Once she retired, Nora and Bob traveled the world by land, air and sea. In 1995 they moved to "God's Country", Coarsegold, CA where they enjoyed their retirement, family and friends. Her wishes were to be cremated and buried at Riverside National Cemetery, Riverside, CA with her husband. Services will be held on October 25 at 12:00 PM. A Celebration of life to follow.

Published in Press-Enterprise on Sept. 29, 2013
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