DeVerl "Dee" Clark

Born: Tue., Mar. 29, 1932
Died: Sat., Apr. 14, 2012


Visitation

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Thu., Apr. 19, 2012
10:30 AM to 11:30 AM, Fri., Apr. 20, 2012
Location: Salina Stake Center


Funeral Service

12:00 PM Fri., Apr. 20, 2012
Location: Salina Stake Center


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DeVerl “Dee” Clark
Salina, Utah
Chester DeVerl “Dee” Clark, age 80, of Salina, died April 14, 2012 in Gunnison.  Dee was born March 29, 1932, in Spanish Fork to Theo and Beulah Chadwick Clark.  He served in the United States Navy in the late 1940’s. He married Joy Porter,  later divorced.   He married Maxine Ivie on March 19, 1968 in Elko, NV.
Dee came from a family of railroad workers, and worked for the D&RG Western Railroad. He retired after 38 years of service as a brakeman and a conductor.  He enjoyed leather tooling, fly tying, fishing, hunting, woodworking and watching old cowboy movies.   He was an avid BYU and Jazz fan and loved to watch  tennis, following the career of his favorite player, Rodger Federer.
He is survived by his loving wife Maxine of Salina; children: DeAnn (Dan) Zebelean, Salt Lake City; Glenda Clark,  Julesburg, CO; Robin Dee Clark, CO; and Carol (Randy) Howell, South Jordan; 17 grandchildren and 18 great grandchildren;  sisters, Pat Shaw, Mesquite, NV; and Beulah May (Ray Don) Lazenby, Orem.  
He was preceded in death by his parents; son, Brett; daughter, Marie; grandson Justin;  three great-grandchildren; sisters, Ruby West and Theola Cazier.
Funeral services will be held Friday, April 20, 2012, at 12 Noon in the Salina LDS Stake Center, 98 West 400 North.  Friends may call Thursday from 6-8 p.m. at the stake center in Salina and Friday from 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. Burial will be in the Salina Eastside Cemetery with military rites by the Salina American Legion Post #36 and the Utah Honor Guard. Funeral Directors: Magleby Mortuary, Richfield, Salina and Manti.

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KARLA WILSON ANDKEITH WORWOOD
   Posted Mon April 16, 2012
WE WILL MISS DEE AND OUR VISITS MY HEARTFELT SYMPATHIES GO OUT TO MAXINE AND FAMILY...OUR PRAYERS ARE WITH YOU ALWAYS.aressek 875

dan anderson
   Posted Tue April 17, 2012
Maxine & DeANN, sorry for your'e loss. sorry also about marie, did not know. you will be in my prayers.

Suzy Porter
   Posted Tue April 17, 2012
Carol, Glenda, Robyn,

Sorry for your loss...I know these times are not easy.

Suzy

Bill and Cindy Kent, Edith Tripp
   Posted Tue April 17, 2012
Dear Carol and Rand,
Sorry to hear you are going though this experience so soon again. Our love goes out to you. Love, Cindy, Bill, and Edith

Roger and Olympia Godfrey
   Posted Tue April 17, 2012
Olympia and myself have been thinking of you two each day - we were just saying we needed to get down to Salina and see how Dee was doing.
Well little buddy - I guess we cast the last bait together @ Koosharem Reservoir !
You were my best friend in the world Dee - We had a great time hunting, fish''n , camping , and railroading, and drink''n that ice cold Olympia beer. What are we going to do with out you little buddy? I''ll keep the old saying going for us -
ONE MORE WON''T HURT A GUY ! well so long for now old friend we will miss you forever and the drives south will never be the same !!!
Maxeen, You are the best ! Thank you for taken such good care of Dee all those years. And a big Thanks for all you did for myself and Olympia when we would show up to see ya all- You always had an open house for us and a great meal and conversation - we enjoyed coming to Salina to visit with you and Dee - always and forever ! Thanks again for providing a room for a WAYWARD HUNTER as well, It always meant allot to me.
I know I say this for everyone that worked with Dee on the RIO-GRANDE
They broke the mold when they made " Dee " You were One in a million o''buddy!!!
OK - NOW YOU AND RON GO LOOK FOR THAT MONSTER ELK and we''ll have a
" HIGH BALL " in your honor.

Bye Old Friend,
Roger and Olympia Godfrey
Salt Lake City Utah

Corinna Serrano Brewer & Nella Serrano
   Posted Wed April 18, 2012
Maxine, Sorry to hear of the loss of Dee.Our thoughts and Prayers will be with you.

Kim M Madsen
   Posted Wed April 18, 2012
Dear Maxine and Family,
In my many trips from SLC to Richfield to visit my mother when I was driving through Salina, Dee always came into my mind. I really wished I had taken the time to stop and chat with him.
Dee and I worked on the South Local RR job I always looked forward to going to work with him. He made it a fun job. Dee backed me in my Union Jobs and was a good Union man. He will be missed by many of us RR guys. My thoughts are with yoou at this time. Kim Madsen

Paul and Lori Callaway
   Posted Thu April 19, 2012
We are saddened by Dee''s passing. Not only is it the end of an era, but the loss of a really
great guy. Paul has great memories of working with Dee on the D&RGW Railroad. He
remembers Dee working with his Grandfather on the same railroad. Meeting up @ family
events and railroad functions. We love the wooden sleigh and reindeer he made us and
display it every Christmas. He will be missed by us.
Love Paul and Lori Callaway

Duaine ''''Otto'''' Ostrander
   Posted Thu April 19, 2012
Dear Maxine,

The boys and I will surely miss seeing Dee on the hunts. We enjoyed the times seeing both of you and will surely cherish the special memories! Our thoughts and prayers are with you! Love, Otto,David,Craig and Adam Ostrander

rose shepherd
   Posted Thu April 19, 2012
maxine and deann
sorry to hear of your loss .you were good neighbor .
wish you the best.

rose shepherd

Sharon Rickenbach
   Posted Fri April 20, 2012
Maxine,
Thinking of you at this time. Hope you and your family always enjoy your memories of Dee. He always had a smile and and a hug, I will never forget Dee. May you be blessed for all your kindness and goodness Maxine, you're the best.

Sharon & Mark Rickenbach

Garth and Anne Barlow
   Posted Fri April 20, 2012
Dear Maxine and Deann, We were sadden to hear of Uncle Dee's passing. We have a fond remembrance of him allowing us to store our furniture in your basement. Uncle Dee always had a heart-warming smile for us at the reunions and family gatherings. Our prayers and thoughts are with you at this time. One family should not have had to endure so much sorrow. With our love, Garth and Anne

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