Anne C. Zastrow was born Oct. 30, 1922, in Hamill, S.D., one of 12 children born to August and Anna Marie (Simmons) Zastrow. She was baptized and confirmed into the Christian faith. She was raised and attended school in Hamill.
She was united in marriage to Neil Clark on Sept. 18, 1947, in Chamberlain, S.D. Anne was a homemaker for her family.
Neil's job took them to several cities in the United States. While living in North Platte, Neb., Neil died unexpectedly Aug. 21, 1971. Anne continued to live in North Platte and started working as a waitress for several restaurants in the area.
Later on, she wanted to move closer to her family. In 1994, she settled in Le Mars.
She was a member of St. James Catholic Church in Le Mars.
She enjoyed playing cards, putting together jigsaw puzzles, and cooking. One of her greatest pastimes was the family dinners that she would host.
She always loved the times spent with her family, especially her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She will be greatly missed.
Survivors include her four children: Janis Steffensen (Steve) of Columbus, Ohio, Candy Bishop (Steve) of Lexington, Neb., Tim Clark (Nancy) of Columbus, Ohio, and Lauretta Shaver (Dennis) of Sioux City; 12 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; her twin brothers: Joe Zastrow (Vera) of Wessington Springs, S.D., and Matt Zastrow (Fern) of Sioux Falls, S.D.; her sister: Betty Kesselring of Dakota City, Neb.; and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Neil; her infant son, Michael Clark; four brothers: George, Frank, Donald, and Lawrence; and four sisters, Marie Grimshaw, Dorothy Grimshaw, Katherine Vober, and Lauretta McElhenie.
Memorial services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Carlsen Funeral Home in Le Mars. The Rev. Matt Hewitt of St. James Catholic Church in Le Mars will officiate. Inurnment will be at a later date in Pukwana, S.D. Visitation with the family present will be from 10 a.m. until service time on Wednesday at the funeral home.
Expressions of sympathy may be extended to the family through www.carlsenfuneralhome.com.