Jay Clifford Clark, 73, Lansing, Iowa, formerly of Waterloo, Iowa, died Monday, November 19, 2012, at Gundersen Lutheran Hospital, La Crosse, Wisconsin. Jay was born on June 13, 1939, in Waterloo, Iowa, to Fred Clifford and Helen (Wildes) Clark. He graduated high school in Orange Township, Iowa.
Jay was united in marriage to Janice Ferguson Tofte on April 20, 1981, in Waterloo, Iowa. He worked at Rath Packing Company in Waterloo as a hog buyer and was also a Feeder Pig Dealer with Premium Livestock until his retirement and continued as a consultant until his passing.
Survivors include his wife, Janice Clark, Lansing; three sons, Dean Clark, Frederika, Eric (Tami) Tofte, Cedar Falls, Finn Tofte, Muscatine; four grandchildren, Kayla, Raelyn, Alexa and Ashlee and one sister, Jean (Don) Fairbanks, Cedar Falls.
Jay was preceded in death by his parents.
Visitation will be held on Friday, November 23, 2012, from 4-8 pm at the Thornburg – Grau Funeral Home and Cremation Service of Lansing, Iowa.
Graveside Services will be held on Saturday, November 24, 2012, at 11:00 am at Garden of Memories in Waterloo, Iowa.
Memorials may be given in Jay Clarks’ honor to Friends of Pool 9.
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