Thelma Marie Clark, 88, of Baker City, died May 11, 2005, at Emmett, Idaho.
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A gathering of friends and family will be held at 1 p.m. on Friday, May 20, at Gray’s West & Company Pioneer Chapel, 1500 Dewey Ave.
Thelma Marie was born Feb. 9, 1917, in Baker City to Edgar and Iva Best Chambers. She was married to Elmer L. Clark on March 7, 1942, in Weiser, Idaho. The couple had two sons, Richard and Dallas.
She worked as a teacher at Copperfield/Oxbow for many years before changing carriers and working in the Oxbow Post Office. After retiring, Thelma moved to Baker City.
Thelma was a leader in the Oxbow 4-H while she was teaching. She loved to read, sew and knit and enjoyed the outdoors.
Always with a smile, Thelma was happy-go-lucky and liked to laugh and joke.
She is survived by her son, Richard Clark of Baker City, special friend Sandy Turcato of Emmett, Idaho, five grandchildren and several great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Elmer, son Dallas, three brothers and two sisters.
Memorial contributions can be made to the Alzheimer’s Association in care of Gray’s West & Co., P.O. Box 726, Baker City, OR 97814.
Used with permission from: Baker City Herald, Baker City, Oregon, May 23, 2005
Transcribed by: Belva Ticknor