Ernest A. Clark was born on May 9th, 81 years ago, in a log cabin now owned by the heirs of the late J. Addison Clark. He was the son of George S. and Mary (Newson) Clark, who established the homestead in 1837.
A resident of Chicago, Ernest died in his sleep Thursday night, June 17, while visiting in the home of his cousin, Mrs. Essie Crowell Knight at Crown Point.
Ernest attended Lowell schools and was graduated from Purdue University 61 years ago this June. He served as a Captain in the Army Engineers Corps during World War I. His wife, Lucy Cutler Clark, preseded him in death.
They were the parents of one child, Dorothy. Surviving with her are a host of relatives and friends in southern Lake county.
Memorial services were held at 2 p.m. Monday at the Weaver Funeral Home with Rev. E.L. Worley officiating, and interment was in the family lot at the Lowell cemetery.
Mr. Clark was born on a farm east of Lowell 81 years ago, the son of George and Mary Newson Clark.
Relatives in the area also include Mrs. Pearl Hodge of Crown Point and two other cousins, Mrs. Beatrice Brownell and Miss Nora Clark of Lowell.
Funeral services were conducted by the American Legion at the Weaver funeral home in Lowell at 2o'clock Monday afternoon with Rev. E.L. Worley in charge. Mr. Clark was a captain in World War I.
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