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Robert Earl Clark

Robert Earl Clark Sept. 5, 1951 - July 4, 2013

WILLMAR - Robert E. “Bob” Clark, age 61 of Willmar died on July 4, 2013 at his home in Willmar. Funeral service will be 11:00 am on Wednesday, July 10, 2013 at the First Presbyterian Church in Willmar. Visitation will be from 5-7pm on Tuesday at Harvey Anderson Funeral Home in Willmar and will continue one hour prior to the service at the church on Wednesday.

Robert Earl Clark was born on September 5, 1951 in Fort Dodge, Iowa, the son of Donald and Gladys (Deal) Clark. He grew up in Fort Dodge where he attended school and graduated from Fort Dodge High School in the Class of 1969. He entered the United States Navy in February of 1970 where he served on the USS Simon Lake in Spain. Bob was united in marriage to Patricia Moeller on August 12, 1972 in Fort Dodge, Iowa. He received an Honorable Discharge in December of 1974. He returned to Fort Dodge where he continued his electrician training and was employed at Larson Electric. In 1978 the family moved to Willmar, Minnesota where Bob began working for Northern State Supply as an electrical repairman. He was a gifted musician, and used his talents to begin Northland Entertainment D.J. Service where he provided music and entertainment throughout West Central Minnesota.

Bob was baptized and confirmed at First Presbyterian Church in Fort Dodge where he was active in the Demolay Group. He was currently an active member of First Presbyterian Church in Willmar involved with the music team and a Deacon.

Bob was also active as a youth hockey coach and in several fishing leagues. Fishing was one of Bob's passions; he started his own fishing lure company “Bass King Lures,” later to become “Lone Tree Tackle.”

He is survived by his wife, Patricia “Trish” of Willmar; two daughters: Christina "Tina" (and Glen) Koshenina of Willmar, Jessica (and Jonathon) Harris of Vail, AZ, grandchildren: Carlie Koshenina (and special friend Gavin), Courtney Koshenina, and Jonathan Harris. He is also survived by several other relatives and friends.