Oct. 27, 1926-Jan. 9, 2013
WHEATLAND – A graveside service for Arlene Marie Clark, 86, was held Monday, Jan. 14, 2013 at 10 a.m. at the Wheatland Cemetery in Wheatland, with Pastors Gary Robbins and Jason Crossman of the Pioneer Baptist Church officiating.
Arlene Clark, a long-time resident of Wheatland, died Wednesday, Jan. 9 at the Platte County Memorial Nursing Home in Wheatland of natural causes with her family all around her.
Arlene was born Oct. 27, 1926 in New Virginia, Iowa, the daughter of Guy O. and Lela (Harsh) Cochran.
Arlene was reared and educated in Wheatland and graduated from Wheatland High School. Arlene married William Henry Clark on Dec. 3, 1944 in Wheatland, and, to this union, three children were born.
Some of her hobbies included crocheting, raising chickens and pigs and gardening. But most of all, she loved being on the ranch with her family. She was like a mom to all the neighbor kids.
She is survived by her children, Jo (Darrell) Herman, William M. (Elaine) Clark and Robert A. (Penny) Clark, all of Wheatland; nine grandchildren; and eight great grandchildren.
She is preceded in death by her husband, Bill Clark, Feb. 4, 1994; parents; and her siblings.
Friends and family may call at the funeral home on Sunday from 1 to 4 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, memorials to the Platte County Memorial Nursing Home, P.O. Box 1148 , Wheatland, Wyoming 82201, would be appreciated by the family.
The Gorman Funeral Homes – Platte Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.
Condolences may be sent to the family at gormanfh.com
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