The Garner Leader & Signal
July 8, 2009
OBITUARY - PEGGY L. (COOBS) CLARK
1929 - 2009
Peggy L. CLARK, 79, passed away on Monday, June 15, 2009, at the Mercy Medical Center in Des Moines.
Funeral services were held on Friday, June 19, at the New Hope United Methodist Church in Des Moines. Burial was in the
Highland Memorial Gardens Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the New Hope United Methodist Church in memory
Peggy CLARK, was born on November 23, 1929 in Flint, Michigan. She grew up in Klemme and graduated from the 4C's Business
College in Des Moines in May of 1948. She met Walter CLARK at college and they married on November 28, 1948. They resided
in Des Moines for most of their lives. They lived briefly in Guymon, Oklahoma and spent most of their retirement years at
Sun Valley, Ellston, Iowa. In college Peggy joined a sorority that continues to get together monthly for lunch. She worked
at the Air National Guard for several years and was a homemaker after that.
Peggy enjoyed playing golf and playing cards. Her other hobbies included cross-stitch, knitting and ceramics. She took
great pleasure in making and sharing her creations with family and friends. During their 60 years of marriage, Peggy and
Walt traveled to many different places and made many friends. Peggy loved entertaining her many friends and family members
at her home, which she would decorate for all occasions.
Peggy is survived by her husband, Walter; her son, Charles (Janie); her daughter, Kimberlee (Kevin) EIDSON; three
grandchildren, Cami CLARK, Kelsey (Chris) Davis and Derek EIDSON; one great-grandchild, Taylor EIDSON; and a sister,
She was preceded in death by her parents, Ben and Leafy COOBS, and her brother, Melvin COOBS.
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