Herb Clark

MAXBASS Herbert Dean Clark, 84, Maxbass, died Saturday, Nov. 2, 2013, at a Minot hospital.

Herb was born Aug. 14, 1929, in Eckman, to Denver and Julia (Ladd) Clark. He was raised on the farm near Eckman, attended the Eckman School through the eighth grade and did two years of high school by correspondence.

Herb was once married to LaVonne Black, whom he married in 1954. He worked on the family farm and also worked construction in Montana. He worked in Minot for Dakota and Premium Distributors until 1974.

Herb married Edith (Lindemood) Brekhus on June 8, 1974, at Nazareth Lutheran Church, Kenmare. They resided on the farm near Maxbass where he farmed and raised cattle.

Herb was a member of English Lutheran Church, Maxbass, and the church council, served on the Lewis Township Board, the Maxbass Housing Board and the Eckman Riverside Cemetery Board. He drove a school bus for 32 years for the Maxbass and Newburg school districts.

Family: wife, Edith Clark, Maxbass; children, Julie (Vern) Erck, Burlington, Cindy Strandberg, Minot, Brenda (Allen) Kunka, Gold Canyon, Ariz., Randy (Jackie) Clark, Maxbass, Troy (Lynn) Clark, Minot, Rhonda Clark, Colorado Springs, Colo., and Vicky (William) Finke, Chugiak, Alaska; stepchildren, Amy (Dan) Eklund, Columbus, Charlotte (Hugh) Gwynn, Havre, Mont., Wayne (Jackie) Brekhus, Columbus, Ohio, Annette (Brett) Borst and Karen (Steve) Mulonet, both Havre, Connie (David) George, Hingham, Mont., Jowell (Ali) Brekhus, Havre, and James (Amber) Brekhus, Wilmington, N.C.; 41 grandchildren and 58 great-grandchildren; brothers, Del (Jackie) Clark, Yuma, Ariz., and Fay Clark, Minot; sister, Linda (Harvey) Steen, Minot; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Herb was preceded in death by: his parents; a son, Brent; and sister-in-law, Mary Lou Clark.

Memorial service: Wednesday at 11 a.m., at English Lutheran Church, Maxbass.

Burial: Eckman Riverside Cemetery, rural Maxbass.

Friends may sign the guestbook one hour prior to the service at the church.

(Brose Funeral Home, Mohall)