THE CITY REBORN FROM THE ASHES OF AMERICA'S MOST DISASTROUS FOREST FIRE
Issue Date: November 9, 2011
Louise Mickey Clarke, 80, of Appleton, formerly from Wausaukee, passed away on Sunday, Nov. 6 at Rennes Health and Rehab Center.
Born in Chicago on Sept. 24, 1931, daughter of Irvin and Duna (Hanson) Titsworth, she graduated from Engelwood High School.
After graduation she worked at Spiegel in Chicago and then Sovereign-Lee Lithographic Company for 10 years. She married Howard Bob Clarke on Sept. 9, 1967 and the couple moved to Wausaukee. She enjoyed cooking, reading, music, gardening and even liked Rock n Roll. She loved the arts, classical music and plays and her family.
Her husband, Bob Clarke of Wausaukee survives, along with five children, Nancy Gertonson, Beth Patefield and Janet Clarke, all of Appleton, Susan (Rick) Koller of Menasha and Daniel Clarke of Wausaukee; eight grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; a brother, David (Sharron) Titsworth; three sisters, Gloria Mae Johnson, Jean Rogers and Joan McGlaughlin; a brother-in-law, Wayne Clarke and two sisters-in-law, Ann Zahorik and Renee (Fred) Polomis.
She was preceded in death by her parents; a brother, Irv Titsworth and two sisters, Noeline Talab and Helen Naragon.
Memorial services will be held at 7 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 11 at Messar Funeral Home in Wausaukee with Pastor Lin Wittmann officiating. Memorial gathering will be from 4 p.m. until the time of the service on Friday at the funeral home.