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Dorothy L. Clark

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Dorothy Louise Young Clark, 91, Grand Coulee, passed away Monday, April 15, 2013, at Sacred Heart Hospital in Spokane, Wash.  She was born December 23, 1921, in Centralia, Wash., to Odin and Claudia Young.   She moved to Grand Coulee with grandparents in 1933.  She attended school in 5th grade in a one-room school; in 1934 the main school was built and she finished school there.

She married Bill Walker in December, 1941; they had two daughters Terri and Tana.  She married Jay Clark in October, 1948, and had son Kim.   Jay passed away in 1953.  Dot raised Kim in Grand Coulee until his graduation in1968, she then moved to Ephrata.   In 1989 she moved back to Grand Coulee and resided at the Senior Manor until her death.  Dot worked in the food service business in both Grand Coulee and Ephrata.  She made many dear friends throughout her lifetime.

 Dot was an active member of the Eagles Auxiliary, Women of the Moose, and Hospital Guild.  She has given knitting and crocheting classes to many ladies in the area.   She made the caps for all the newborn babies at the local hospital and many afghans for local raffles.  

Dot is survived by her daughters Terri (Derrell) Siau of Shreveport, La., and Tana Bonzon of Spokane; son Kim (Debby) Clark of Electric City; 7 grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren and 4 great-great-grandchildren.  She was preceded in death by her parents, grandparents, husband and two granddaughters.

At her request there will be no services.   Cremation and interment at Willamette National Cemetery, Portland, Ore.

 

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