Max Allen Clark, the son of Kenneth L. and Esther (Breffle) Clark was born August 8, 1924, in Emmetsburg, Iowa and departed this life on Tuesday, February 14, 2006, at Rosewood Manor in Estherville, Iowa, at the age of 81 years old.
He received his education in the Emmetsburg schools graduating from Emmetsburg High School.
On September 23, 1944, he was united in marriage to Beatrice (Betty) Allen in Mineral Wells, Texas. Max served in the United States Army from 1944 - 1947 during World War Two. After the military, he farmed in Emmetsburg, they then moved to Maple Hill where he worked for the DNR. Later the couple moved to Estherville, where he worked at Emmet County State Bank and for the US Postal Service for twenty years.
Max was a member of the Redeemer Lutheran Church and the V.F.W.
Left to cherish Max's memory is his wife, Betty of Estherville; his children, John A. Clark and his wife, Nancy of Estherville; Timothy Clark of Cedar Rapids, Iowa; Charles Clark and his wife, Catherine of Las Vegas, Nevada; Debra Jurrens and her husband, Jay of Emmetsburg, Iowa; seven grandchildren; three great-grandchildren and sister, Doris Helgeson and her husband, Clarence of Emmetsburg. He has been preceded in death by his parents, brother an infant sister.
Pastor Warren Baker, Officiating
The Old Rugged Cross
Clayton Helgeson - Bob Clark - Brad Jurrens
Bryan Jurrens - Darrel Brawner - Gary Gunderson
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