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Marilyn J. Clark

Marilyn J. Clark

June 17, 2020

Marilyn Clark, 78, of Eau Claire, passed away at her home on Wednesday June 17, 2020, surrounded by her loving family.

She was born January 25, 1942 in Chicago, IL to Victor and Mellie (Truitt) Stephens. She attended Eau Claire Sr. High. She married Charlie Clark in 1958 and had four children together. They later divorced. She later married Ken Stelzig, and he preceded her in death in 2019.

Marilyn is survived by her Children, Tracy (Calvin) Craker of Altoona, Kenny (Kathy) Clark of Strum and Gary (Mary) Clark of Urbandale, IA; Step Children, Keith (Vickie) Stelzig of Eau Claire and Kristin (Mike) Bonn of Durand; 12 Grandchildren and 16  Great Grandchildren; Siblings, Bob(Bernadette) Stephens, Patricia (John) Skomars both of Arizona, Bill Stephens of Missouri, John Stephens of Minnesota, Vicki (Ron) Ezley of California and Joe (Diana) Stephens of Colorado, and many nieces, nephews and friends.

She is preceded in death by her Parents; Daughter, Tami Erickson and a Stepson, Kevin Stelzig.

Marilyn was a homemaker and raised her children. She then went on to bartend at The Brackett Bar and later became the owner/operator of Marilyn’s Bar in Fall Creek for several years.

Marilyn’s family came first above all, and she loved them dearly. All of her Grandchildren were all her babies. She will be remembered as a true “people person” and enjoyed being around people and engaging in filterless conversation. She loved teaching her kids and grandkids how to bake and cook.

Marilyn loved to go shopping, especially thrift sales and would repurpose all sorts of furniture she would find. There was not anything she could not fix from washing machines to lawn mowers.

She will be missed by a tremendous amount of people, especially her best friends of more than 40 years Sue and Woody Rene of Fall Creek.

A celebration of life will be held at a later date.

Chippewa Valley Cremation Services – Celebration of Life Center is assisting the family with arrangements. Online condolences can be left at www.chippewavalleycremation.com


A celebration of life will be held at a later date.

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  • Jan Hayden Sorry to hear about the passing of your mom. She was a great person. I have alot of fond memories being with your family. My heart goes out to all of you. Deepest sympathy. Jan Hayden

    June 21 at 7:08pm

  • Ron and Vikki Elzey Our love and prayers go out to all family members and friends for the loss of their mother friend and my dear sister. There are no words to express the sadness we are all feeling but in our hearts we know she is with the Lord and her loved ones. She has left good memories for all of us to reflect on and she will be missed dearly. May God comfort all who grieve all our love Ron and Vicky

    June 19 at 3:49pm

  • Cheryl and Jay Maloney This breaks ours hearts to have to say good-bye to such a beautiful soul. Hugs and praying for peace to her loving family and friends.

    June 19 at 2:49pm

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