Morlan Clark


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Posted Online: March 17, 2014, 8:49 pm
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Morlan D. Clark, 79, of Fulton, formerly of Erie, died Sunday, March 16, 2014, at Mercy Medical Center, North, Clinton, Iowa.
Memorial services will be at 11 a.m. Friday, March 21, at Gibson- Bode Funeral Home, Erie. Visitation will be from 9 a.m. until the time of service at the funeral home. Interment will be at Clinton Lawn Cemetery, Clinton. Memorials may be made to the Erie Fire Department and Ambulance Service.
Morlan was born on Aug. 30, 1934, in Stephen, Minn., the son of James and Agnes Germundson Clark. He served in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean War. Following his discharge, he worked as a mechanic on farm machinery. Morlan married Dorie (Dake) Schuey on Oct. 19, 1984, in Clinton.
He was a member of the Denton-Schreiner American Legion Post 582 in Erie, the Lake Erie Country Club, and a former member of the Erie Fire Department.
Morlan was an avid golfer, and, in his younger years, he enjoyed bowling and shooting pool. He also loved fishing and the outdoors, including taking care of their five acres.
Morlan is survived by his wife, Dorie Schuey Clark, Fulton; sister, Joanne Johnson, Port Byron; and 17 nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, James, Gordon and Larry Clark; sister, Ardyce Keith and sister, Marie in infancy.
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