Clark, Jean E., Saginaw, Michigan


Passed away on Saturday, April 4, 2015 at St. Mary’s of Michigan Hospital with her family by her side. She was 81 years old. Jean E. Sommers was born on June 25, 1933 in Freeland, Michigan to the late Joseph and Cora (Woodworth) Sommers. She married the love of her life, Daniel W. Clark on August 16, 1958 in Freeland; he preceded her in death on November 17, 1992. Throughout her life, Jean was heavily involved with various youth and senior bowling leagues within the tri-cities area. Upon Dan’s retirement, both he and Jean enjoyed traveling. She was an avid card player, especially family oriented card games, as well as, Euchre and Pinochle. Jean also enjoyed taking many trips with her family, especially “up-north” with her grandchildren. Above all, she loved and cherished her family and friends. Surviving are three sons: Russell (Lori) Clark of Saginaw, Joseph (Maggie) Clark of Bay City, and Douglas (Diane) Clark of Bay City; three grandchildren: Paul, Kasey, and Hallie Clark; several step grandchildren and great-grandchildren; two brothers-in-law: Herbert Clark and Leo Bates. Also surviving are many nieces and nephews. She is preceded in death by her four brothers and three sisters. Jean’s family would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to all the staff at Hoyt Nursing & Rehab Centre for all the love, care and compassion they provided. A Funeral Service will take place on Wednesday, April 8, 2015 at 11 a.m. at the Deisler Funeral Home, 2233 Hemmeter Road. Rev. Sue Hand will officiate. Private burial will follow at Floral Gardens Cemetery, Bay City. Friends may call at the Deisler Funeral Home on Tuesday, April 7, 2015 from 2-5 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. and on Wednesday from 10 a.m. until the time of the Service. In lieu of flowers, those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to Hoyt Nursing & Rehab Centre or Hospice Advantage. Please share your thoughts and memories with the family at the funeral home or through www.deislerfuneralhome.com.