Jane Mahalak • July 8, 1941- November 30, 2021

Jane Mahalak • July 8, 1941- November 30, 2021

Jane Mahalak passed away November 30, 2021.  Her husband, Ralph Mahalak Sr. died in 2017.  They leave behind families who have strong connections to Clark Lake.  You may know the Mahalak name as they were both the inspiration and sponsor of Freedom...
Richard Cochran • 1932 – 2021

Richard Cochran • 1932 – 2021

Richard Cochran, of Clark Lake, passed away Thursday, September 30th.  Ruth Ann, his wife of 65 years, died December 8, 2020.  Dick and Ruth Ann leave behind three children– Robyn (Max) Steffen, Ronald (Angie) Cochran, and Robert (Trena) Cochran, in...
Evelyn Thibert Menard  •  1924 – 2021

Evelyn Thibert Menard • 1924 – 2021

Evelyn Menard, 97, of Clark Lake, formerly of Toledo, passed away Friday, August 27.  Her five children were by her side at her home on Ocean Beach Road.  She is survived by them and their families—Tim (Kathleen), Mary Murphy (Patrick), Peggy Menard, Karen...
Richard H. Moyer • 1948 – 2021

Richard H. Moyer • 1948 – 2021

Richard Moyer passed away June 18, 2021.  Dick’s strong connection to Clark Lake started early, at age 2.  Dick wrote a My Clark Lake Story for this website that was published in 2020.  In it, he tells how his family rented a cottage at the east...
John Aubrey Kopplin • 1955 – 2020

John Aubrey Kopplin • 1955 – 2020

This tribute was written by John’s sister, Susan Kopplin Kienholz John Aubrey Kopplin, born January 25, 1955, passed away on Tuesday June 23, 2020.  He leaves behind his loving wife of 34 years, Lori Kopplin, daughters Jennifer (Andy) VanDokkumburg of Grand...
Bowser and Myrtle Eagy

Bowser and Myrtle Eagy

George William “Bowser” Eagy   1904-1987   and  Myrtle Mardines Eagy 1910-2002 by Larry Ryan This article is a personal memory/tribute regarding Mr. and Mrs. Eagy, and by no means intended to fully cover the vast impact of goodwill and good works...
Bruce Lyons • 1958 – 2020

Bruce Lyons • 1958 – 2020

Bruce Lyons passed away Friday, February 14, in the Chicago area.  He, like many others, had a strong connection to Clark Lake.  He grew up in Jackson and spent summers with his parents, Dr. Roger and Dorothy Lyons and his brother and sister, Roger and...
Ann Clark • 1934 – 2014

Ann Clark • 1934 – 2014

The following Clark Lake Tribute to Ann Clark, D.V.M, was written by her children–Elaine Stewart, Brad Clark, and Karen Clark. Dr. Ann N. Clark was born Ann Louise Nichols on November 14th, 1934. The date recently became significant to the Clark Lake community...
Airman Second Class Billy Scoville

Airman Second Class Billy Scoville

by Walt Reed A long time ago in a world called Clark Lake there lived a family called Scoville. They lived on Vining street. Vining Street is the short street from the old railroad station (near the Clark Lake Lions clubhouse) to the edge of Clark Lake on Hyde road....
Harold “Hop” Anderson • 1930-2015

Harold “Hop” Anderson • 1930-2015

This tribute is based on a Memorial Day salute on May 30, 2016.  It was part of an address given by Lynn VanWagnen, M.D. that he delivered after the parade on the grounds of the Clark Lake Community Church at the west end.  As he began telling Hop...
Mary Nichols Bentley • 1926 – 2016

Mary Nichols Bentley • 1926 – 2016

On Saturday, October 29, 2016, family and friends gathered at St. Rita Catholic Church to celebrate the life of Mary Nichols Bentley, who passed away September 25th.  Among the many present were her husband, Dr. Jack Bentley, and their four daughters.  During the...
Angela Rensch Ligibel • 1924-2016

Angela Rensch Ligibel • 1924-2016

On July 30, 2016, Angela Rensch Ligibel passed away.  She was loved by her family and countless friends, many of whom are fellow Clark Lakers. On this Tribute page, you’ll find her obituary, two tributes, and this commemoration that took place on Sunday,...