James Michael Clark
James Michael Clark was born on October 23, 1938 in Sioux City, Iowa to Ernest (Ernie) and Eva (Harrington) Clark. He passed away July 6, 2020 in Greeley, CO. Jim grew up in Sloan, Iowa where he attended St. Joseph grade school. He would then travel to Sioux City, Iowa where he attended Heelan High and Loras College in Dubuque, Iowa. Jim earned a bachelor degree in Political Science.
On May 21, 1966 Jim was united in marriage to Phyllis (Hanna) Clark. Their marriage took place in Detroit, MI. where Phyllis was from.
The first ten years of their marriage was in Chicago, IL. where their children were born. While working in Chicago he also completed his 6 years with the Army Reserves.
Jim was a quiet soul with a “dry” Irish sarcastic sense of humor. He had a love for sports unlike most people. Jim knew every possible statistic about virtually any player from basketball to football. Ask him their stats, what school etc; he could tell you. He loves his Chicago Cubs and of course his beloved “Da Bears” !!
Jim was a family man through and through. Besides Phyllis, he loved his children and grandchildren. He coached various sports for his children such as: soccer, basketball and softball. Jim played tennis weekly with friends and was highly competitive.
Jim loved to travel the United States with Phyllis seeking adventure. Many memories were made during this time. Diet Coke, chocolate and ice cream were among Jim’s favorite sweets.
While living in Omaha Jim was a member of the School Board for rolex replica their Parish, St. Gerald. They moved to Sioux Falls, S.D. in 1978 and lived there for 40 years. After retiring from Raven Industries, Jim volunteered at Avera Hospital for 15 years. He also helped serve lunch at the Bishop Dudley Hospitality House.
Jim is preceded in death by his parents. He is survived by his loving wife: Phyllis of Greeley, and his children; Patrick Clark, New York; Shannon (Rafael) Segovia, Greeley, CO., and Michael (Liz), Richmond, CA. He also leaves behind three grandchildren: Marsella and Vincent of Greeley and June of Richmond, CA.
Celebration of Life will be Thursday, July 30, 10:00 AM at St. Mary Church and will be live streamed at:
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