Marjorie Clarke


Marjorie Clarke Marjorie Clarke, age 87 of Westbrook, passed away Friday, May 26, 2017 at Westbrook Good Samaritan Care Center.  Funeral services are pending at this time.  Online condolences may be sent at  Stephens Funeral Service – Westbrook Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.

Marjorie (Timmerman) Clarke was born February 5, 1930, in Slayton, Minnesota to Tony and Leona Timmerman.  She grew up on the family farm near Slayton.  Her dad died young because of a farm accident.  As a result, her mother and the rest of the family moved into Slayton. Marjorie graduated from Slayton High School in 1948.  Following high school, Marjorie attended North Central Bible Institute in Minneapolis for two years. She completed a four-year degree at Southwest State University in 1971.  On September 21, 1950, she and Ross Clarke were married at Slayton Assembly of God Church.  Following their marriage, they raised four children on the Clarke family farm.  Marjorie loved teaching children in Sunday School.  She enjoyed sewing, quilting, cooking and baking, various crafts, gardening and canning.

Survivors include her four children and their spouses: Janice (Alan) Eldridge of Lake Crystal, Jerry of Eagan, Joan (Bruce) Sach of Ramsey, Jay (Kathy) of Lakeville; seven grandchildren; three great grandchildren; brother Rodney Timmerman of Colman, SD; and sister, Arlis Ash of San Jose, CA.  She is preceded in death by her parents and husband.


  1. Bryan & Carol Kipfer says

    We are so sorry for your loss. Thinking of you and your family during this tough time. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all!

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