Donald Clark

Donald David "Don" Clark

1939 - 2019

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Obituary of Donald David Clark

Donald David Clark was born on April 22, 1939 in Crossfield, Alberta to Richard and Evelyn Clark. The family made their way back to the Altario area where the family originally resided. Don was the eldest of 5 kids and always kept his family busy and full of laughs. Don met Marion at Compeer, Alberta in 1959 and they were married in 1960. They lived in Altario for the beginning of their marriage. They welcomed their first child, Karen in 1965 and their second Kevin in 1966. Their family was complete in 1977 with their third addition, Richard. After moving to the family farm, Don kept busy with the farm, the construction company, Clark Construction, as well as various hobbies such as tractor pulling, sledding, curling, and discussing political topics with neighbours. Don was well versed in many trades and was capable of fixing or completing almost any job. Don’s greatest joy in life was his grandchildren and great grandchildren. Sadly, Don passed away unexpectedly on December 25, 2019 at the Provost Health Centre at the age of 80 years. He is survived by his wife, Marion; children, Karen (James) Zimmer, Kevin (Roxanne) Clark, and Richard; grandchildren, Brandon (Christine) Zimmer, Bailey (Tyson) Kemery, Danielle (Matt) Perry, Ryan Clark, Layne Clark, Travis Clark, Matraca Clark, Hunter Clark and Brock Clark; great grandchildren, Connor and Adam Zimmer, Lila and Hazel Kemery; brother, Wayne (Holly) Clark; and sister, Audrey (Glen) Lineham; as well as various nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Don was predeceased by his parents, Richard and Evelyn; brother, Doug; and sister, Shirley.

Celebration of Life

2:00 pm
Thursday, January 2, 2020
Altario School
Special Area No. 4
Altario, Alberta, Canada