Jashua James Clark, 27, of Le Mars, died Wednesday, April 5, 2005 near Akron.
Jashua James Clark was born Dec. 27, 1977, in Le Mars, the son of Deborah Kellen and Loren Clark. He was raised in Le Mars and was educated in the Le Mars Community Schools. Following school, he worked at Advance Brands in Orange City and NorAm Cold Storage in Le Mars. He was presently employed as a leadman at Golden Crisp in Sioux Center, Iowa.
Jashua will be remembered as the "life of the party." His outgoing personality was admired by all who knew him. Spending time with his nieces and his friends was most important to Jashua.
Jashua was a wonderfully caring person. He loved spending time outdoors. He played cards, dice and was an excellent dart thrower. He inherited his love for tinkering from his father and grandfather. And, wherever he went, he listened to music.
He will be lovingly remembered by his mother, Deborah Kellen and her special friend, Michael Eaton of Le Mars; his father, Loren Clark of Granville; a sister, Jamie Hyer and her husband, Marcell of Le Mars; a brother, Jason Clark and his wife, Jennifer of Remsen; a half-sister, Kaitlyn Clark of Kingsley; stepbrothers and sisters Roxanne Ferglie of Le Mars, Steven Muilenburg of Le Mars, Corey Ruhland of Brunsville, Tim Ruhland of Le Mars, Dona Ruhland of Merrill, Chad Eberly of Sergeant Bluff and Chuck Eberly of Kingsley; his fiancée, Stephanie Miedema of Le Mars; nieces Ashlynn and Laurel Clark, Jillian, Victoria, Sabrina Hyer, and Brianna Moon; grandparents Arnie and Mabel Meister of Le Mars and Don and Mary Jane Kellen of Le Mars; great-grandmother Helen Elving of Le Mars; and numerous aunts, uncles, cousins, and countless friends.
He was preceded in death by his grandfather, Alvine Roscoe Clark; and an uncle, Clair Clark.
A Celebration of Life Service will take place at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Mauer -- Johnson Funeral Home in Le Mars. Visitation will begin at 2 p.m. Friday at the funeral home with the family present from 4 to 8 p.m. and a Sharing Service set for 7 p.m. Visitation will resume at 9 a.m. on Saturday at the funeral home and will continue until service time.