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Deloris Mae Clark
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“Dear Debbie, Lisa, Jeff and Families - One of my clear memories of growing up down the street from you in Promise City was the friendship our moms...Read More »
1 of 10 | Posted by: Carla Carwile - Lakewood, CO

“So sorry for your loss of a wonderful woman. She was a good friend of my Mom's.We grew up with some of her kids.She will be missed greatly. May God...Read More »
2 of 10 | Posted by: Cathy Keller - Woodburn, IA

“i LOVED Deloris. I could never have asked for a better mother-in -law. She taught me a lot as a young wife. She taught me how to keep house and cook....Read More »
3 of 10 | Posted by: Leanne Blizek - Promise City, IA

“She was the best substitute grandparent my kids or us could have asked for. She was at our house to watch the kids. But she was more much more to...Read More »
4 of 10 | Posted by: Lorraine Bjornson - Albia, IA

“Jack, Deb, Lisa and Jeff, I'm so sorry for your loss. She was a special sister-in-law and she was always so much fun when we had family get...Read More »
5 of 10 | Posted by: Ruth Ann Pister-Kohn - Lakeland, FL

“So sorry for your families loss Lisa love you ”
6 of 10 | Posted by: Debbie Belmudez - Lebanon, PA

“Jack and family, We are so sorry to hear of Deloris death. Bill has shared so many memories of her and her family in their growing up in Seymour...Read More »
7 of 10 | Posted by: Bill and Eleanor Cox - Okarche, OK

“Sending my love to all of you. I know how much you will miss her. My mind has been racing with so many memories. She was a very special lady ! ”
8 of 10 | Posted by: Connie Pister Singleton - Lane, IL

“So sorry to hear this. May you enjoy your journey to Jesus. Such a wonderful neighbor. ”
9 of 10 | Posted by: Mary Bennett - IA - Friend

“Deb,Lisa,and Jeff and Jack ,I am so sorry for your loss ,if their is anything I can do ,give me a shout ”
10 of 10 | Posted by: Treasa Gage - Centerville, IA


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Deloris Mae Clark, age 77 of Albia, Iowa, formerly of Centerville, Iowa, passed away Saturday, March 26, 2016 at her home.

She was born to Lloyd and Grace (Ramey) Pister on August 31, 1938 in Seymour, Iowa. Deloris attended the Seymour Schools.

In her earlier years, Deloris was employed for a brief period of time as a cook with a Corydon Nursing Home. She later managed an elderly apartment complex with her husband Jack in Knoxville, Iowa for fifteen years.

Deloris was united in marriage to Jack Clark on June 10, 1983 in Knoxville, Iowa. Last year the couple celebrated thirty two years of marriage.

Family was the driving force in Deloris' life. She loved spending time with her family and enjoyed any opportunity to cook for them. Deloris and Jack also enjoyed camping at Lake Red Rock.

She is survived by her husband, Jack Clark of Albia, Iowa; three children, Debbie (Larry) Dustin of Albia, Iowa, Lisa (Don) Van Houten of Altoona, Iowa, and Jeff (Sandy) Holmes of Seymour, Iowa; two step-children, Bobby (Donna) Clark of Centerville, Iowa and Candy (Dave) Deen of St. Louis, Missouri; a sister, Jane Ann (Richard) Thomas of Centerville, Iowa; daughter in laws Lois Clark and Linda Holmes; sixteen grandchildren, Darcy, Nicholas, Shelby, Zachary, Chad, Brandi, Cody, Matt, Jamie, Samantha, Ashley, Brandon, Brooke, Brent, Nick, and Renae; and forty one great grandchildren.

Deloris was preceded in death by her parents, Lloyd and Grace Pister; a son, Rick Holmes; a step-son, Rodney Clark; and five brothers.

Graveside services will be held at a later date in the Confidence Cemetery, Confidence, Iowa. Memorials have been established to HCI (formerly known as Hospice of Central Iowa) and may be mailed to Lange Funeral Home and Crematory, 1900 S. 18th St., Centerville, Iowa, 52544. Condolences may be shared online at www.langefh.com. Lange Funeral Home and Crematory in Centerville has been entrusted with caring for the family.