Allen Clark

Allen Clark


Allen Lee Clark, 88, of Maquoketa, passed away on Friday, July 5, 2019, at his home in Maquoketa, Iowa. 

A celebration of Allen’s life will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, July 10, 2019, at Carson Celebration of Life Center in Maquoketa.  Visitation will be held prior to the service from 9:30 a.m. until service time at the funeral home. Burial will be at the Buckhorn Cemetery, rural Maquoketa.

Allen Lee Clark was born on April 22, 1931, in Maquoketa to Howard E. and Alvena (Isbell) Clark. He was a 1950 graduate of the Maquoketa High School. He married Norma Brown on Dec. 30, 1951, in Maquoketa. She preceded him in death on Dec. 15, 2013.

Allen had worked at Clinton Engines in Maquoketa. He had later farmed for most of his adult life. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, and loved to hunt for morel mushrooms. He also enjoyed riding around his farm on his four- wheeler. Additionally, he enjoyed all sports and was an avid fan of the Chicago Cubs, Chicago Bears, and the Iowa Hawkeyes. He especially enjoyed being with his family.

Allen was a member of the Timber City American Legion Post #75. 

Those left to honor his memory include his children, Linda (James) Stefl of Osage, Iowa, Debra (Alan) Nowachek of Maquoketa, Iowa, Diane (Brad) Bickford of San Tan Valley, AZ, Allen (Missy) Clark of Maquoketa, Iowa, and Brian Clark of Lino Lakes, MN; 11 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.  

He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife Norma, three brothers, and two sisters.

In lieu of other expressions of sympathy, an Allen Lee Clark memorial fund has been established.

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