Ruth Ann (Evers) Clark, 56

Ruth Ann (Evers) Clark, 56, of rural Plainview passed away peacefully at St. Mary’s hospital surrounded by her loving family on Friday November 6, 2020. Ruth was born on February 10, 1964 in Wabasha, MN to John and Alice Evers. She attended and graduated from Plainview High School in 1982. She worked the majority of her work career for the city of Rochester for 34 years. She married Mark Clark on October 21, 1989 at Immaculate Conception Church. Ruth lived in the Plainview community her entire life.
Ruth took great pride in her Catholic faith. She was an active member of Immaculate Conception church. She taught second grade religion classes for many years. And, she enjoyed helping with the annual church dinner along with many other church activities.
Ruth loved being outdoors and working in her flower gardens. She, especially, loved to be with her four children and her two grandchildren. They were the light of her life and her greatest blessings. She took great pride in taking many pictures and making special photo albums for each of them. She also loved camping with Mark and the kids at Chester Park. She was the happiest when she was surrounded by her family and attending her children’s activities. Together Mark and Ruth had four children, Justin (Steff), Danny, Jacob, and Megan, and her two beloved grandchildren Milton and Myla.
Ruth is survived by her eight siblings; Marie (John) Danberry, Joleen Huckleberry, Karen Evers, Mark (Janet) Evers, Donna (Jim) Kahn, Philip (Kay) Evers, Wayne (Tammy) Evers, and Jerry (Tammy) Evers. And by her brothers and sisters in laws; Dave Ward, Larry (Julie) Clark, Jeanne (Lou) Kuhlman, and Cindy Grant. As well, by her father in law Donald Clark. She is also survived by many nieces and nephews.
Ruth fought courageously for fifteen years against breast cancer. Ruth always believed that faith, hope, and love would carry her through her journey. She was loved by all who met her and will be greatly missed.
Ruth was preceded in death by her parents; John (2000), and Alice (2020) Evers. And her sister and brother Linda (Evers) Ward (2000) and David Evers (1957). As well as her mother in law Olivia Clark (1997), and her step mother in law Monica Clark (2019) and her brother in laws Jerry Clark (1996) and Don Grant (2019).
Due to the current social distancing guidelines a private family burial service, officiated by Fr. William Becker, will be held at Sts. Peter and Paul Cemetery, Conception.
Schad & Zabel Funeral Home in Plainview is assisting the family with arrangements.


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