Obituaries

Allan D. Clark 1949 - 2009

Memorial services for Allan D. Clark, De Soto, will be at 1 p.m. Friday at Cedar Crest Memorial Chapel in De Soto. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the chapel. Mr. Clark died Monday, Dec. 8, 2009, at his home.
He was born Nov. 11, 1949, in Pratt to Warren and Lida Lambert Clark. He graduated from Dodge City High School and Wichita State University and served in the U.S. Air Force. He recently retired from Social Security.
He married Marilyn Rutherford Dec. 3, 1993, and the couple raised their family in De Soto.
He was preceded in death by a brother David Clark. He is survived by his wife, Marilyn, of the home; daughter Sarah of the home; step-son Paul Dechir, El Centro, Calif.; two sisters, Debbie Pedigo, Port Allen, La.. and Michael Clark, Great Bend.
The family suggests memorials to the children’s charity of choice.