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William Clark



William Henry Clark, beloved husband, father, grandfather and stepdad died October 27, 2012.

Bill was born eleven miles north of Roosevelt on his dad’s homestead on August 14, 1923. He attended school in Juniper Canyon and Roosevelt Schools, where he graduated in 1941. He started working at a young age to help the family through the depression years by milking cows, loading sacked wheat on barges, sack sewing in wheat harvest and working with the sheep shearing crew traveling through Idaho and Montana. He and his brothers and sisters formed a very close family. The four “Clark boys” were all horseshoe pitchers and a noisy game was in hand when two or more of them got together, co...

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