Royal John Clark, 90, died July 18, 2008, in Stephenson County Nursing Center. He was born April 18, 1918, to Clayton and Iva Clark. He married Evelyn Fosler on Nov. 29, 1939. He farmed his entire life in Durand, Ill.
In addition to his wife and parents, he was preceded in death by brothers, Raymond, Charlie, and Stanley Clark.
He is survived by his children, Lynn Clark and wife Peggy of Manila, Lyle Clark and wife Vesta of Davis, Ill., Shirley Stein and husband Larry of German Valley, Ill., and Royce Clark of Shirland, Ill.; grandchildren, Kerrie Dixon and husband Perry, Stacy Weinmann and husband Ken, Michael Clark and wife Tammy, David Clark and wife Penny, Susan McGaw and husband Brandon, Bill Stein, Amy and husband Bob Bollon, Chris Schnierla, Matt Clark, Darcy Clark; 14 great-grandchildren; sisters, Vera Neunan, Verna Eggemeier and Edith Zimmerman.
Funeral Services were 10:30 a.m. Friday, July 25, at Trinity Lutheran Church. Burial was in South Rock Run Cemetery.