Charles E. "Chuck" Clark

Born: Mon., Sep. 24, 1945
Died: Sun., Jun. 30, 2019


2:00 PM to 4:00 PM, Fri., Jul. 05, 2019
Location: Cleveland Rd. Location

Funeral Service

4:00 PM Fri., Jul. 05, 2019
Location: Cleveland Rd. Location

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Charles “Chuck” E. Clark, 73, of South Bend, passed away Sunday, June 30, 2019 at Saint Joseph Regional Medical Center. Chuck was born September 24, 1945, in Champaign, Illinois to the late Esther (Gregory) and Gerald Clark. He was also preceded in death by his 3 day old sister, Janis Clark. On May 2, 1964 in South Bend, Charles married Sharon (Sobodos) who survives, along with a daughter, Kimberly (Allen) Knight of South Bend, four grandchildren, sister, Donna (Mark) Oklak of Indianapolis, two nieces, one nephew, and several cousins. Chuck was a graduate of South Bend Central High School and had worked as an accountant for the St. Joseph County Parks Department. He was a member of First United Methodist Church in South Bend and lent a helping hand to the Boy Scouts of America.

It is with a heavy heart to say goodbye to a man who served in the U.S. Navy on the first Nuclear fast attack submarine, the USS Henry L. Stimpson. He was a loving husband, father, uncle, and grandfather. He was a man of honor and strength. We love you and will forever miss you.

Funeral services will be held 4:00 pm. Friday, July 5th, at Welsheimer Family Funeral Home North, 17033 Cleveland Road. Friends may visit with the family from 2:00 pm. Friday until the time of service at the funeral home. Private burial will take place at Highland Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Chuck's name may be made to: Wounded Warrior Project, PO Box 758517, Topeka, KS, 66675, or St. Joseph County Parks Foundation, 50651 Laurel Road, South Bend, IN, 46637. Family and friends may leave e-mail condolences at



Charitable donations may be made in Charles's memory to the following organization:

Wounded Warrior Project
4899 Belfort Rd. Suite 300, Jacksonville, FL 32256

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Marty Ogren
   Posted Fri July 05, 2019
Dear Sharon and family,
I am so sorry to hear of Chuck's passing. He was a good man and loved you all so much. It was my privilege to have worked with Chuck at Notre Dame for many years. I will keep him and all of you in my prayers.
Marty Ogren