Donald F. Clark

Oscoda, Michigan
September 13, 1933 - December 9, 2017

Service Location

Amercian Legion, Oscoda, Michigan


A celebration of will take place at the Oscoda American Legion at 1:00 PM, Saturday, December 30, 2017.

Obituary Notice

Donald F. Clark of Oscoda died peacefully at home on Dec. 9, 2017, surrounded by his loving wife and son.  He was born Sept. 13, 1933 in Tawas City to Wilford and Violet (nee Thornton) Clark. Don went to Tawas schools, from which he graduated in 1951. He met Elaine Hofacer Clark in 1950 and they married in 1952.  Don served in the U.S. Army from January 1955 to December 1956, after which he returned to Oscoda. He worked for the U.S. Postal Service from 1957 until he retired 33½ years later. With the help from his friend, Howard Hofacer, Don opened the Office Lounge in 1971 and operated it for 34 years.  Don loved running beagles and became internationally known for his hare hounds, winning many field championships. He also enjoyed hunting from his properties in Iosco and Alcona counties.  He is survived by his wife, Elaine; son Donald “Donnie”; sister, Beatrice Abbot; a special niece, Madi Mulleague; and nephew John Kuclo.  He was preceded in death by his daughter, Debbie; son Larry; his parents; his sister, Marion Kuclo; niece Veronica Kuclo-Raub; and nephew James Mulleague.  Respecting his wishes, there will be no funeral service and he has been cremated. A celebration of will take place at the Oscoda American Legion at 1:00 PM, Saturday, December 30, 2017.   You may offer your condolences online at


Dear Elaine and Donnie, we were very sorry to hear of Don's passing but please know that he is now free from the pain! May he rest in peace and you both find comfort in knowing he was a good man with a kind heart. With sympathy and hugs, Dave and Nancy Wrobel
— Nancy Wrobel
My folks (Bill & Marilynn Underwood) were sorry to hear of Don,s passing. I along with them send our prayers to you during this time.
— Rick Underwood

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