Donald L. Clark, 79

Published 10:20pm Wednesday, March 20, 2013

Donald L. Clark, 79

Born: Dec. 17, 1933

Died: March 19, 2013

Donald L. Clark , 79, of Angola, Ind., died peacefully on March 19, 2013, at Parkview Regional Medical Center with his family by his side.

Don Clarke
Don Clark

He was born on Dec. 17, 1933, in Dowagiac, to Franklin and Muriel (Schleif) Clark.

After graduating from Dowagiac High School, he served three years in the U.S. Army. He then enrolled in the electrical engineering program at Tri-State College, Angola, graduating in 1960. Don and Patricia were married in Fort Wayne on Sept. 24, 1960.

He was employed at IBM and Magnavox, and was a co-founder of Bowhunter magazine. He was a member of the Pope and Young Club, Indiana Bowhunters, Tisepe Bowhunters and served as executive director of the Archery Hall of Fame.

He is survived by: his wife of 52 years, Patricia (Murphy) Clark of Angola; daughters, Mary Clark of Fort Wayne, Ind., Kathleen Clark of Westfield, Ind., Donna Wukasch of Weston, Fla., Michele Clark of Angola, Ind., and Kristen Clark of Angola, Ind.; and two grandchildren, Zachary and Lily Wukasch.

Visitation is Thursday, March 21, from 5 to 8 p.m. at Pinnington-McComb Funeral and Cremation Services, 502 N. Main St., Auburn, Ind., with recital of the rosary at 6 p.m.

Mass of Christian Burial will be Friday, March 22, at 11 a.m. at St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Church in Waterloo, Ind., with viewing one hour prior.

Burial immediately follows at St. Michael’s Cemetery.

Memorials can be made to Parkview Foundation Guardian Angel Program in honor of the caring staff of Parkview Hospital’s Sixth Floor Module A or to St. Michael the Archangel church.

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