CAROLYN CLARKCarolyn Clark, 69, of Duluth, died Dec. 24, 2013.
Carolyn Clark, 69, of Duluth, died Dec. 24, 2013.
Carolyn Clark was born Nov. 20, 1944, in Minot, N.D., to Arnold and Helen (Josephson) Juhala. She was raised in Minot and completed high school at Minot High School. In 1962, she moved to Baltimore, Md., to attend Johns Hopkins University. She later returned to Minot briefly prior to moving to Los Angeles, Calif., where she married William Clark on July 29, 1966, and worked in medical research. In 1970, they moved to St. Paul where they began raising a family. In 1973, Carolyn and Bill moved to Litchfield, Minn. In 1979, they moved their young family to Duluth where Carolyn later graduated from the University of Minnesota Duluth with bachelors’ degrees in biology and English. She worked for 10 years at the University of Minnesota Duluth, School of Medicine before returning to graduate school at the University of Wisconsin-Superior. After completing a Master of Arts degree in communications, she began working at the Holiday Inn Hotel and Suites in sales and marketing. After 15 years with the Holiday Inn, she joined Skyline Shuttle in 2009, a business started by her son, David, where she worked in customer service and marketing until September 2013.
Carolyn was a member of Pilgrim Congregational Church. She enjoyed cooking and baking, music, reading, travel, gardening and flowers, exercising and participating in local road races as a walker, cultural and civic activities, and doting on her grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents; and sister-in-law, Donna Juhala.
Carolyn is survived by her husband, William of Duluth; two sons, William (Jennifer) Clark of Duluth and David Clark of Duluth; one daughter, Susan (James Walker) Clark of Atlanta, Ga.; four grandchildren, Nathan, Nicholas, Chloe Clark and Sofia Walker; two brothers, Roland (Shirley) Juhala of Lake Sherwood, Mo., and John (Gerlinde) Juhala of Rockport, Texas; one sister, Beryl (Neil) Hultin of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada.
Memorials can be made to the Solvay Hospice House (solvayhospicehouse.org) in Duluth and the ALS Association (alsa.org).
VISITATION: 5-7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 2, in Bell Brothers Jarvi-Dowd Funeral Home, 925 E. Fourth St., Duluth, and will continue from 10 until the 11 a.m. funeral service Friday, Jan. 3, at Pilgrim Congregational Church, 2310 E. Fourth St., Duluth. Interment will be at Forest Hill Cemetery.
Please leave a memory of Carolyn or words of support for the family at bellbrothersjarvidowd.com.--