Rose Mary Clark, 86, passed away February 24, 2020

Rose Mary Clark, 86, of Benton Harbor, MI, passed away on Monday-February 24, 2020 at the Hanson Hospice Center in Stevensville, MI. Arrangements have been entrusted to Starks & Menchinger Funeral Home – 2650 Niles Rd., St. Joseph, MI.

Rose was born on January 28, 1934 in Baroda, MI to the late Ansel and Sylvia (Wilkinson) Wagner. On August 4, 1951 in Benton Harbor she married Wayne Delbert Clark; he preceded her in death on March 14, 2000. Rose, along with her husband, owned Wayne D. Clark L.L.C. Trucking Co. in Benton Harbor, MI since 1964. She also worked at Michigan Fruit Canners and Emlong’s Nursery for several years.

Rose is survived by a daughter-Delores Steinhaus of Coloma; sons-Wayne (Ruth) Clark, Jr. of Covert, Frank (Carolyn) Clark of Eau Claire, Edward Clark of Mitchell, IN, Gerald (Debra) Clark of Benton Harbor and James (Kandra) Clark of Benton Harbor; and several grandchildren and great grandchildren. She is also preceded in death by a son-Douglas Clark, three sisters and seven brothers.

A Celebration of Life service will take place on Saturday-February 29, 10:00am, at Starks & Menchinger Chapel in St. Joseph. Burial will follow at Lincoln Township Cemetery. Friends may visit with the family on Friday-February 28, from 6:00-7:30pm at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to the Humane Society – Southwestern Michigan @ 5400 S. Niles Rd., St. Joseph, MI 49085. Friends wishing to leave the family a message of condolence may do so at 

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