Traverse City Record-Eagle


July 29, 2013

Albert Franklin Clark

TRAVERSE CITY — Albert Franklin Clark, 92, of Traverse City, passed away at Munson Medical Center on July 26, 2013. He was born to Frank and Edrie (Myers) Clark on July 6, 1921.

Albert served in the U.S. Army from May of 1944 to November of 1945 as a PFC. After 35 years of dedicated work, Albert retired from Parker Motor Freight. Albert was a family man. Every year, he took the family camping at Brimley State Park. In his free time, he enjoyed bowling. He was a very kind and generous man, and will be greatly missed.

Albert is survived by his children, Francis Clark, Patricia (Carl) Masino-Clark, Linda (David) Reed, William (Phyllis) Clark, and Albert (Laurie) Clark; brother, William Clark; 20 grandchildren; 37 great-grandchildren; 60 great-great-grandchildren; and many stepsons and stepdaughters.

He was preceded in death by his first wife, Ellen Hanna; second wife, Maxine Gary; daughter, Carol Laparr; daughter, Judy Clark; five siblings; and grandsons, Lee Turk, William P. Clark, and Brian Clark in infancy.

Visitation will be held today, July 29, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Covell Funeral Home in Traverse City. A funeral service will be held on Tuesday July 30, at 1 p.m., with visitation from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Covell Funeral Home, Traverse City.

Please share your fond memories and condolences at Arrangements have been entrusted to Covell Funeral Home of Traverse City.

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