James A. Clark

May 6, 1937 - Feb. 10, 2006

James A. Clark, 68, died Friday, Feb. 10, 2006, at Waukesha Memorial Hospital. He was born in Burlington on May 6, 1937, to the late James H. and Bernice (nee Huening) Clark.

Mr. Clark was a physics teacher and educator at Waukesha County Technical College. He was an avid hunter and enjoyed continuing the family tradition of farming. Jim was a collegiate athlete and was known to many as "Coach Clark." He was very active in the St. Dismas Jail Ministry. He was a longtime member of St. Matthias Episcopal Church where he was a member of the vestry and served as junior warden. Most importantly, Mr. Clark will be remembered as a loving husband, father and grandfather.

He is the fond son of Bernice Clark of Waterford; loving husband of Catherine M. (nee Morrissy) Clark of Waukesha; dear father of Lynne Henschel of South Carolina, Jay (Pamela) Clark of Holmen, Beth (Michael) Kangas of Africa, Susan (Brett) Sawdey of Richfield, Adam Clark of Waukesha and Abigail Clark of Waukesha; best grandfather to Anna Cihlar, Kyle Boldon, Lindsey Henschel, Jenna Krause, David Henschel, Jane Clark, Tessa Clark, Emma Sawdey, Sarah Kangas, Denise Sawdey, Madalyn Sawdey, Ellen Clark, Andrea Clark, John Kangas, Sam Sawdey and Hannah Kangas; special great-grandfather to Jasmine, Gabriel, Jade and Kelley; and dear brother of Judy (Dennis) Lindhorst of Caldwell and Deborah (Gene) Gracey of Illinois. He is further survived by other relatives and many friends.

Visitation will be held from 4 p.m. until the 7 p.m. service of reflection and eulogy today, Feb. 14, at Randle-Dable Funeral Home, 1110 S. Grand Ave., Waukesha. Services continue on Wednesday, Feb. 15, at St. Matthias Episcopal Church, 111 E. Main St., Waukesha, for a funeral Mass at 3 p.m. Burial will be held at Caldwell Cemetery on Thursday. Please meet at the funeral home at 10 a.m. for a procession.

Memorials are appreciated to St. Matthias Episcopal Church or St. Dismas Jail Ministry c/o St. Vincent De Paul Society.

For further information, call Randle-Dable Funeral Home at 547-4035 or visit online at www.randledablefuneralhome.com.