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Marge Clark
September 23, 1936 - August 19, 2013

Marge Clark

Marge Clark
Sep 23, 1936 - Aug 19, 2013

Marge Clark
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Marguerite "Marge" Clark was tragically taken unexpectedly as a result of an accident on Monday, August 19, 2013 at age 76. She was born in Chicago on September 22, 1936 to the late Frank and Anne (Knell) Rundio.

She worked in the credit department of Sears until her retirement in 1986. Marge was united in marriage to Jerry Clark on September 2, 1978. Together they enjoyed traveling to many parts of the country in their RV. Marge was a people person. She enjoyed baking cookies, especially Christmas cookies with the grandkids, motorcycle riding, dancing and visits to Ho-Chunk; all the while, meeting new people. Most importantly, she was devoted to spending time with family and friends.

Marge will be deeply missed by her loving husband, Jerry; children: Christine (Harvey) Zimmer, Kenneth (Yia), Randy (Nancy), Steven, Greg (Terri), Eric (Janet) and Scott Comstock, Susan (Duane) Nettum, Traci (Anthony) Centofanti, Collin (Amber) Clark, and Keith (Roxanne) Comstock; 17 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; sister and brother, Joan Athans and Larry Rundio; many extended relatives; dear friends; and her beloved dog, Boots.

She was preceded in death by her parents, and siblings, Dorothy (Alex) Skil, Robert Rundio, and Ronald (Judy) Rundio.

A memorial service will be held at 3 pm on Saturday, August 24, 2013 at Cress Funeral Home, Stoughton with Father Randy Budnar officiating. Family will greet friends at the funeral home from 1 pm until the time of service.

A luncheon and continued celebration of Marge's life will follow at Banushi's Bar and Grill, (lower level), 800 Nygaard St. Stoughton.

In lieu of other expressions of sympathy donations may be made to the family for a future donation directed to Macular Degeneration Research.


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Cindy Hanson on Sep 7, 2013

CandleWell, i didn`t see Marge all the time...But in the fall, her and Jerry would make their way down here to Crystal River Fl.. And visit us @ All About Nails & Hair... Lots of fond memories,and some i can`t share..:) Marge, we`re gonna miss you!.... R.I.P. Our thoughts, and Prayers go out to Marge`s family.......

Brian and Ann Colman on Aug 25, 2013

Jerry and Family. We are deeply saddened to hear of your loss. We feel so blessed to know Marge the short time we did. She always made us smile.

Fred and Nancy Cross on Aug 25, 2013

Jerry and family,

We are so deeply sorry for your loss. Marge was a pioneer in the NCL resort community, a guiding force behind the scenes. We have been honored to count you and Marge as our friends.

Pete and Jo Peters on Aug 24, 2013

Jerry, we have had the pleasure of your friendship since sometime in the late 90's, but somehow had not met Marge until very recently in Gillette, WY at Escapade. We are fortunate we were all there so we could get to meet her finally, get our SKP hugs.

Be assured you are in our thoughts during this difficult time.

Ed & Alice Allard on Aug 24, 2013

Jerry and family, you have our condolences.

I'm glad I saw you in Gillette WY recently, and that we had the opportunity to exchange hugs. Remember too, the many times we crossed paths in the RV community.

Neil & Pat LeKander on Aug 24, 2013

Jerry and Marge's entire extended family, please know that our thoughts and prayers are with you at this most trying time. We value the time we had together throughout the years and in particular our chance crossing this summer in Gillette, WY.

Sue Nettum on Aug 24, 2013


Larry Kaukl on Aug 24, 2013

Clark Family, May you know that you are in my heart and prayers during this most difficult time.I am so sorry for your loss.

Deborah Lish on Aug 23, 2013

Jerry...We just received the tragic news from Curt, and we are so very sorry. We were so pleased to have spent time, and to have gotten to know you and Marge. Dwain still talks about how great Marge's rhubarb pie was. Please know that you are in our thoughts and prayers as you go through this time.

Big Hugs...Dwain, Debbie and Ozzie Lish

Jim , Jessica and Jake Crush on Aug 23, 2013

Dear Marge,

You are more than a friend to me. You are someone to learn from, someone to respect and someone to look up to. How I look forward to your arrivals and your distinctive voice saying, " Hello, anybody home ?", from the entry. Through the years, I've enjoyed the closeness I feel that comes with knowing someone well. You open your home to Jim, Jake and myself and let us be a part of your family life, making pies and picking strawberries. You share all the enjoyment you get from it with your laughs.

A jewelry diva.
Another kid in the backseat goofing off with Jake.

I Love You.

Jessica ( Jim and Jake ) Crush

Courtney on Aug 22, 2013

Courtney Johnson on Aug 22, 2013

CandleGrandma I have so many memories to share,
I wish that there were more.
So, here's a few to make you laugh, maybe even cry.

Do you remember the time you left me at American TV? oops! You forgot all about me!
Or can you count the number of gummies I snuck
from the bucket at the stop and shop?
How many times did you take me to the mud hole?
Far too many to even count.
How about those horses Grandma?
You and your crazy antics helped me make it through
the heat and pressure of Oklahoma horse shows.
You witnessed my wedding.
You held my only son.

Your time on earth was cut too short,
I'm guessing the good Lord needed you,
but Jesus, Mary, and Joseph Gram...
why'd you leave so soon!??!

I love you Grandma

Rose Mountford on Aug 22, 2013

Jerry & family- This is so shocking, sad & unexpected!
Marge wouldn't want everyone to dwell on the sadness, or the things we should of done or said, she would want everyone to remember the happy and fun times she shared with all. Life is short, and Marge truly lived a great full life- what grandma do you know that rides a motor cycle and did all the stuff she did!
Rest in peach Marge, someone else can be in charge!

Scott and Riley Hoselton on Aug 22, 2013

As friends of Keith and Roxanne, we extend our deepest sympathy. Your family is in our thoughts and prayers.

Brian & Diane speer on Aug 22, 2013

CandleOur time spent with Marge was during our the RV lifestyle we all lead together at NCL. Words to describe Marge would be such as Inspiration, determination, and independent. She showed us all how to get yourself up and moving regardless of your challenges. We enjoyed our times together with her and Jerry. We consider them both very dear friends and this saddens us deeply. Wish we could be there with you Jerry during this difficult time. Our prayers are with you and your family that she spoke of so very often. Your friends, Bri, Di & Ty

Nina and Sante Centofanti on Aug 22, 2013

we are so sorry for your loss, she was a beautiful lady. We always looked forward to see Marge and Jerry when they came to N.Y. to visit. You will be missed and our payers are with you and your family.

Tracy Clark on Aug 22, 2013

Aunt Marge had an amazing sense of humor and always made me laugh. She was a spit-fire lady with so much heart. I knew her as an exceptional mom, wife, aunt, and grandma. She will be greatly missed. My thoughts and prayers will continue with the family daily as I can't even imagine what you are going through. Love and happy memories...

Erin Lack on Aug 22, 2013

I remember spending time with Uncle Jerry, Aunt Marge, Colin, and Traci when I was a young child at my great-grandma Sally's house. She was always so excited to see me when we hadn't seen each other for a while. I am so thankful that I got to see her twice within three months, including a week before she passed. Aunt Marge, I will miss you and your smile greatly. To Uncle Jerry, and all of your children, my thoughts and prayers are with you!

Ken & Cathy Schraudt on Aug 21, 2013

We are so sorry to hear about Marge & send our deepest condolences. Jerry & family, you are in our prayers.

Linda Witherell on Aug 21, 2013

Jerry, Greg & Terry, Collin & family,

Ken and Kathy called me this morning and gave me the news of Marge's being hit by a vehicle when crossing the street. I was shocked and saddened - more so as I've been thinking about her and meaning to call over the last few weeks.

We put many miles on our walking sneakers over the past few winters. I will miss my walking and dancing partner.

Dick and I send our sympathies to you Jerry and all her family.

Nicole Hanson on Aug 21, 2013


Yia Comstock on Aug 21, 2013

My mother in law was a wonderful mom. The kids and I always look forward to her wonderful big bucket of Christmas cookies. I also enjoyed those times when I get to give her manicures and pedis. We so very much miss you.

Debi Musgrave on Aug 21, 2013

CandleYou are all in our prayers...Marge was a beautiful lady both inside and out....xoxo

Ben Trachte on Aug 21, 2013

Marge fulfilled a empty mother figure in my life when I was younger, and I will never forget that. Thank you Jerry, Keith and the entire family. She will be missed!


Haley Wimmer on Aug 21, 2013

Haley Wimmer on Aug 21, 2013

CandleDeath leaves a heartache no one can heal, love leaves a memory no one can steal.

My grandmother was an amazing woman. I have many memories with her that I will cherish forever. I will miss everything about her so very much.

Lila Bethke on Aug 21, 2013

Marge was a very close and dear friend. We had many great laughs together, especially getting lost going to
Ho-Chunk. I will miss her so very much. Jerry and family you are in my thoughts and prayers.

Pat and Curt Peircey on Aug 21, 2013

Curt and Pat Peircey

Jerry and the entire family

Know that you each are in our thoughts and prayers. Marge will be deeply missed.

We are so thankful for all the good times we had together, especially recently in Wyoming. You should be very glad that you made it a point to take that trip, making positive memories for you and us. Marge will not be forgotten.

The Jahoda family on Aug 21, 2013

CandleJerry, Traci, Collin & families, we are so sorry for your loss, we enjoyed the times we spent when visiting in New York and we know this will be such a difficult loss for everyone. Our prayers will be with you all. xoxo

Stacy Hinz on Aug 21, 2013

CandleAmber and Collin,
So sorry to hear about your mom our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
thinking of you all....................

Sue Nettum on Aug 21, 2013

Charlene & Bob Dunn on Aug 21, 2013

Jerry and family,
We are so sorry to hear of Marge's passing. We will always think of her remarkable energy as she sprinted around the streets at NCL in Florida. We also admired her opinions and her eagerness to share them with others. She will be missed, she was quite a lady!

David and Lisa Gryttenholm on Aug 20, 2013

We enjoyed many laughs with Marge and Jerry at Collin and Amber's Florida wedding. She's always so spunky!! We are thinking of your family..........



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