Joseph H. Clark, 83, of Nokomis, IL passed away on September 24, 2013 at 10:15 a.m. at his residence in Nokomis, IL. He was born November 13, 1929 in Stonington, IL. The son of Joseph William and Mary Edna Clark. He married Fay Irene Patterson on May 27, 1961 in Fairfield, IL. He was a retired welder from Caterpillar Tractor Co. Mr. Clark was a veteran of the U.S. Army, a member of the St. Louis Catholic Church in Nokomis, and the Knights of Columbus where he was an honorary lifetime member.

He is survived by his sons, Jim (Nancy) Clark of Streator, IL. Steve (Susan) Clark of West Lafayette, IN. Bob (Tammy) Clark of Lafayette, IN. and Wes (Beth) Clark of Springfield, IL; grandchildren, Kevin, Kyle, Scott, Jason, Kristin, Zachary, Audriana, Derek, Madeline, Abigail, Wyatt, Owen, Wade, Joanna, and Matthew Clark; brothers, William “Floyd” (Irene) Clark of Nokomis, IL, Bernard Milford Clark “Chub” of Nokomis, IL; sister in-law, Mildred Clark of Hillsboro, IL; several nieces, nephews and cousins. He was preceded by father, Joseph Herman Clark, mother, Mary Edna Clark; brothers, John (Ovida) Clark and Robert Clark: sister, Irma Janssen; sister-in-law, Wilma Clark.

Memorials may be made to: Catholic Children’s Home, 1400 State St, Alton, IL62002or St. Louis Catholic Church, 311 S. Elm St., Nokomis, IL

Visitation will be held on Sunday, September 29, 2013 from 5:00 until 7:00 p.m. at Sutton Funeral Home, Nokomis, IL with Prayer and Rosary Service at 7:00 p.m. Funeral Mass will be held on Monday, September 30, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. at St. Louis Catholic Church in Nokomis with Father Dan Willenborg officiating. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery, Nokomis, IL

Arrangements by Sutton Funeral Home, Taylorville, IL.

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