02/28/2014 - Eldon O. Clark
Memorial services for Eldon O. Clark, age 79, of Hemingford, Nebraska, will be Friday, February 28, 2014 at 10:30 AM at the United Methodist Church in Hemingford, with Pastor Terri Lucas officiating.
Burial will be at the Hemingford Cemetery.
A memorial has been established for Prairie Haven Hospice, 1118 Flack Avenue, Alliance, NE 69301.
He was born June 23, 1934 at Marsland, Nebraska to Henry and Hazel (Ball) Clark. He grew up at Marsland and attended Hemingford High School. He was inducted into the U.S. Army on May 17, 1956 and was honorably discharged on February 27, 1958.
On November 15, 1958 he was united in marriage to Bonnie Burney. They made their home near Marsland ranching until they were able to buy their own place north of Alliance. Eldon lived his life doing what he loved, farming and ranching. When he retired from farming he continued to enjoy the good life on the farm. The thing he enjoyed the most was spending time with his family. The grandkids and great-grandkids were the highlight of every day. Eldon played a huge influence in their lives
He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife Bonnie his son, Bruce, and his brother, George.
Brother: Ronald (Neoma) Clark of Alliance.
Sister, Lucille (Donald) Egly of Oelrichs, SD.
Children: David (Teresa) Clark of Potter, NE and Marilyn (Ron) Reed of Hay Springs, NE.
Grandchildren: Hayley Clark, Hollie Clark, Heidi Clark, Halsey Clark, Tyrel Clark, Witt Clark, Austin Reed and Trent Reed.
Great-grandchildren, Aubrey Clark and Lucas Clark.
Nieces and Nephews: Numerous
Bates-Gould Funeral Home of Alliance is in charge of arrangements.
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