Robert D. Clark, 77

Robert David Clark, age 77, of Litchfield, passed away peacefully Monday, Oct. 24, 2016, at his home.

Bob was born Nov. 19, 1938, in Conway Springs, KS, to Clyde and Beth Clark. He was raised on a farm east of Conway Springs.

Bob graduated from Conway Springs High School in 1956, and went on to get his teaching degree at Emporia State University. After college, he taught for a while before moving on to another trade.

Bob was united in marriage with Rosetta Gosser Nov. 15, 1958, and celebrated 57 years together.

Robert and Rosetta started their family when they welcomed their daughter, Tamara; and five years later, their son, Greg. They then moved to Cokato, where their son, Doug was born.

Bob went to work at Dura Supreme in Howard Lake as the environmental manager/safety director.

He had a love for all sports, but was a diehard Vikings fan. On game day, he always would wear his Vikings T-shirt.

Through the years, Bob enjoyed doing some wood working projects. He loved watching western shows and listening to country music.

He was blessed with seven grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

He is survived by his daughter, Tamara (Duane) Clark-Webb; son Doug (Tracy) Clark; grandchildren Beth (Danny) Fredrickson, Joanie (Gordy) Corbett, Amie (Curt) Schmitz, Chad Webb, Triston Clark, Tate Clark, and Colton Clark; and great-grandchildren Brody Corbett, Bently Corbett, and Huxley Schmitz.

Bob is further survived by his sister, Darlene (Dale) Harington of Lakewood, CO; brother Dan Clark of Topeka, KS;, sister Linda Clark of Portland, OR; and sister Kara (Richard) Magill of Derby, KS.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Clyde and Beth Clark; wife Rosetta Clark; son Greg Clark; and brother Larry Clark.

A service took place Friday, Oct. 28 at 3 p.m. at Swanson-Peterson Funeral Home in Cokato, with visitation one hour prior to the service.

Arrangements were by Swanson-Peterson Funeral Home & Cremation Services, www.swansonpeterson.com.

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