E. David Clark
Oct. 13, 1935 – May 24, 2011
David Clark, 75, of Whitewater, formerly of Johnson Creek, passed away
Tuesday, May 24, 2011, at Fort Atkinson Memorial Hospital. He was born
Oct. 13, 1935, in Plantar, Mich., a son of the late John R. and Hazel (Dalbec)
He married Kathlene Walker on Jan. 5, 1963, in
Waukegan, Ill. They moved to the farm in Johnson Creek in 1967, where they
lived until moving to Whitewater in December 2003.
Dave was employed at Cooper Industries in Waukesha
until his retirement in 1999. He served in the U.S. Air Force during the
He had been an active member of the Irish Setter
Club of Milwaukee and West Allis Riders Harley-Davidson Club. He and Kathy
had run Clark’s O’Lannon Kennel and were breeders and trainers of
Irish Setters. The kennel had produced two field champions and numerous
proven hunters. He enjoyed the outdoors, especially fishing and hunting.
He will be deeply missed by his wife, Kathlene of
Whitewater; children, Cynthia (Robert D.) Rupprecht of Jefferson, David D.
(special friend Bobbi Jo) Clark of Whitewater and Yvonne (Daniel) Bucheger
of Hartford; four grandchildren, Kelsey (special friend John) Clark,
Brittany Clark, Benjamin Rupprecht and Daniel Rupprecht; one
great-grandchild, Zachary Clark; one brother, Patrick (Janice) Clark of
Wakefield, Mich.; and many nieces, nephews, other relatives and many
He is preceded in death by two brothers, Howard
and Jack Clark, and a sister, Evelyn Gustafson.
Visitation will be held from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Tuesday, May 31, at the Schneider-Michaelis Funeral Home, 900 W. Racine
St., Jefferson. Visitation continues from 10 a.m. until the 11 a.m.
memorial service Wednesday, June 1, at St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran
Church in Johnson Creek, with the Rev. Matthew Smith-Laubenstein
Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish
to consider a memorial to St. John’s Handicap Access fund.
Schneider-Michaelis Funeral Home is serving the
family. For more information, call 920-674-3960 or visit online at