Gretchen L. Clark
Date of Birth
April 17, 1952
York, Nebraska
Entered into Rest
September 8, 2014
Ashland, Nebraska
Memorial Service

Friday, September 12, 2014 ~ 11:00 a.m.
First Christian Church ~ Ashland, Nebraska
Private Interment at Ashland Cemetery ~ Ashland, Nebraska


Thursday, September 11, 2014 ~ 6:00-8:00 p.m.
Marcy Chapel ~ Ashland, Nebraska


American Legion #129 or Calvin’s Legacy Foundation

Gretchen L. Clark, 62 of Ashland, NE, entered into rest on Monday, September 8, 2014 at her home in Ashland. She was born on April 17, 1952 in York, NE to James and Irma (Salmon) Belcher. Gretchen’s family moved to Ashland when she was 6 years old and, in 1970, she graduated from Ashland High School. On September 29, 1979, she was married to John Clark in Ashland. Gretchen worked for 44 years at Ameritas in Lincoln as a computer technician until her retirement in August of 2014. She was a member of the American Legion #129 Auxiliary.

Gretchen was a very strong woman that always had a positive outlook on life. She loved fishing with her husband and enjoyed spending time outdoors. Family was the most important thing in her life and she loved caring for her family. Gretchen was a beautiful person that enjoyed gardening and she loved spending time with her grandchildren.

She is survived by husband, John Clark; daughters, Jodi (Brett) Curtis of Ashland and Cindy Clark of Lincoln; grandchildren, Kennedy Johnsen and Liam Curtis; sisters, Veronica Langan of O’Neill, NE and Genevieve Swanson of Kansas.

Preceded in death by grandson, Calvin Curtis.

Pastor Lisa Sherman will be officiating.

Condolences for Gretchen L. Clark
  1. Lorene Fangman
    • September 10, 2014 - 7 years ago

    This breaks my heart to even read!!! Hugs and prayers to all of you!!

  2. Cori Flood-Josoff
    • September 10, 2014 - 7 years ago

    I am so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

  3. Sarah Leatherwood
    • September 10, 2014 - 7 years ago

    Thoughts and prayers to your family. God bless.

  4. Marci Craig
    • September 11, 2014 - 7 years ago

    Our thoughts and prayers are with your family. I got the opportunity to work with Gretchen and sit next to her the last couple years. She loved spoiling her grandkids and hated not driving and having to rely on others. She is missed greatly and touched many lives.

  5. mike clark
    • September 13, 2014 - 7 years ago

    John I am soo very very sorry…..I wish I lived closer to be there for you… you cousin. !!

  6. Lorena Clark Schad
    • September 13, 2014 - 7 years ago

    John and family. I am so sorry to hear of Gretchen’s passing. She was a true treasure in your lives. May your memories with her help you through this difficult time. Our deepest sympathy, love and prayers. Love, Aunt Lorena (Clark) & Jerry Schad

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