Archive for Sunday, October 4, 1992


October 4, 1992


— Services for August R. Clark, 78, Lawrence, will at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Holy Cross Church here with the Rev. Carl M. Dekat officiating. Burial will be in Mount Calvary Cemetery, St. Marys.

Mr. Clark died Friday, Oct. 2, 1992, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.

He was born April 14, 1914, at Emmett, the son of Bernard M. Clark and Christina M. VandeVelde.

Mr. Clark moved to Lawrence from Topeka in 1966.

He worked as a union carpenter in Topeka from 1940 to 1965, then worked at the Kansas University buildings and grounds cabinet shop from 1966 until he retired in 1977. Before World War II, he worked in defense plants in Oklahoma.

Mr. Clark was a World War II veteran, serving with the Fifth Air Force in the Pacific Theater from June 1942 through November 1945.

He was a member of St. John the Evangelist Church and was an honorary life member of Knights of Columbus Council No. 1372.

He married Wilma Alexander on April 22, 1949, at Topeka. She survives of the home.

Other survivors include a sister, Teresa Haug, Topeka; and two brothers, Raphael Clark, Overland Park, and James Clark, Belvue.

A rosary will be recited at 7:30 p.m. Monday at Verschelden Chapel, St. Marys, where friends may call after 9 a.m. Monday.

The family suggests memorials to the Center for Basic Cancer Research at Kansas State University.

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