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Beulah Clark

Beulah Clark

WATERLOO — Beulah Clark, 100, of Friendship Village in Waterloo, died Saturday, Sept. 9, at Lakeview Landing.

She was born Oct. 8, 1916, in Clinton County, daughter of Henry and Emma Broderson Specht. She married Donald Clark on Nov. 10, 1939, in Waterloo. He died Nov. 7, 1983.

Beulah graduated from Maquoketa School. She then attended Jane Lamb School of Nursing and was employed at Allen Memorial Hospital for most of her nursing career. She was a member of First Baptist Church in Waterloo.

Survived by: four grandchildren, Michelle (Che) McIlrath of Hutchinson, Minn., Scott (Sarah) Clark of Cloquet, Minn., Michael (Denise) Clark of Anchorage, Alaska, and Linda (Kim) Porter of New Sharon; four great-grandchildren, Mikayla and Corbin McIlrath, and Stephanie and Jackie Clark; a sister, Ruth Denger; and many nieces and nephews.

Preceded in death by: her husband; two sons, Steven and Richard; two brothers, Lester Specht and Donald Specht; and a sister, Wilma Mohr.

Services: 11 a.m. Friday, Sept. 15, at Hagarty-Waychoff-Grarup Funeral Service on West Ridgeway, with burial in Garden of Memories Cemetery. Visitation will be for one hour before services Friday at the funeral home.

Memorials: may be directed to Friendship Village, Waterloo.

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