George Clark1942 - 2019
George D. Clark, age 76 of Cheboygan,
passed away February 22, 2019 at McLaren Northern
Michigan Hospital in Petoskey.
George was born October 10, 1942 in Petoskey
to Leslie and Audrey (Gouine) Clark.
On May 14, 1966, he married Sally Sullivan. He received his Business
Administration degree from Ferris State University in 1971 and worked
in managerial positions during his career. His first job after college was
at The Walter and May Reuther Center (UAW) in Onaway. Later he
worked for Henderson Brothers and eventually retired from Moeller
Acrospace in Conway.
As a young man George was an avid downhill skier, handball and tennis
player and ice skater. George also had many passions and hobbies. These
included cribbage, wood working, making homemade bread and butter,
growing tomatoes, putting on fish fries for his family and friends,
watching college sports and the Red Wings. He loved music, particularly
the Blues and Jazz and was a voracious reader and history enthusiast. He
was involved with the Jaycees and Big Brother program, helped to bring
soccer to Cheboygan area schools and served as soccer board president
for many years. George had a great love for nature and passed this on to
his beloved children and granddaughter.
George is survived by:
his wife, Sally Sullivan;
three children, Josie (John Brceic), Brian (Fiona Yankevich), Christina
and one granddaughter, Ada Isobel Clark;
brother, Tom (Mary Watson) Clark,
and sister, Lisa (Roger Rittenhouse) Lamancusa.
He is also survived by many extended family members including in-laws,
cousins, nieces, nephews and many wonderful lifelong friends.
Additionally he is survived by his grandpets, Bink, Sukey, Judy, and
Cashew as well as Reese, Jack and Callie (sister Lisa’s pets).
He was preceded in death by his parents, Leslie and Audrey Clark.
Friends may visit at St. Mary Catholic Church on Thursday, February 28th,
from 10 a.m, through time of his memorial mass at 11 a.m. with
Fr, Duane Wachowiak officiating.
Inurnment will take place in the spring at Calvary Catholic Cemetery.Send Condolences Back to Obituaries