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Marie F. Clark

Marie F. Clark

December 22, 2018

Marie Frances Clark, 81, of Bloomer, passed away Saturday, December 22, 2018, at Dove Healthcare in Bloomer with her family at her side.

She was born January 29, 1937, in Tilden, WI, the daughter of Jacob and Elizabeth (Swoboda) Rubenzer.  Marie attended elementary school at St. Peter’s Catholic School in Tilden and graduated from Bloomer High School in 1955.

Marie worked at Mason Shoe Co. and also at the Bloomer Theater.  She married John “Jack” Clark on June 13, 1959, at St. Paul’s Catholic Church, where they have been long-time members.

Marie was a homemaker and farmer.  She will be remembered for her ability to bake and sew for her family.  She was an avid gardener, card player, and daycare provider for her grandchildren.  She loved spending time with her family and her grandkids.

Marie is survived by her husband of 59 years, Jack; four daughters, Karla Culver of Bloomer, Kathy (Jim) Shultz of Chetek, Lori Clark (Tim Kuhn) of Bloomer, Lisa (Dick) Melberg of Sand Creek; eight grandchildren, Chris (Brigitte) Butterfield, Halle & Lydia Culver, Jacob & Beaumont (Mai Xee) Shultz, Amber (Tyler) Yohnk, and Hanna & Wade Melberg; seven great-grandchildren; two sisters, Beatrice Poirier and Jeanette Schilling; sisters-in-law, Marilyn Rubenzer and Alice Olson; brothers-in-law, Glen Siverling and Kenneth Bennesch.

She was preceded in death by her parents; four brothers and six sisters.

Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, December 28, 2018, at St. Paul’s Catholic Church in Bloomer.  Visitation will be held Thursday from 4-7 p.m. and from 9:45-10:30 a.m. Friday, at Thompson Funeral Home in Bloomer.  A recitation of the Holy Rosary will be held at 3:30 p.m. Thursday and a vigil service will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday, all at the funeral home.  Burial will be in the spring at St. Paul’s North Catholic Cemetery.

Thompson Funeral Home & Chippewa Valley Cremation Services in Bloomer. is serving the family.


4-7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 27, at Thompson Funeral Home and again from 9:45 - 10:30 a.m. Friday also at the funeral home.


Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, Dec. 28, 2018, at St. Paul's Catholic Church in Bloomer.

Florist Information

All flowers should be delivered to the funeral home by 1 p.m. Thursday


  • Bob and Joanne Spenle Our deepest sympathy to you Lori and your family. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and always during your time of grieving.

    December 28 at 10:14am

  • Ron and Mary Ann Nelson Our sincere sympathy, May God be help you through your sorrow.

    December 28 at 8:08am

  • Barb Wall Lori (and Amber):
    I'm holding you and your family members up in prayer. Sending hugs, but will deliver one personally asap to my favorite mail carrier & neighbor!

    December 25 at 4:18am

  • Cindy L Hanson Greetings,
    Sorry to hear Marie passed away. Hope you are in good health Jack and will keep you in our prayers. Maybe we will see you at the ITW Christmas Party in 2019. Cindy Hanson

    December 24 at 9:22AM

  • Tom and Elaine Ryder We are so sorry for your loss. You are in our prayers. God Bless your family.

    December 22 at 7:33PM

  • Sue Poirier Figas Sympathy to Jack, kids and all of the family. Rip Marie

    December 22 at 3:50PM

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