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Dr. Frances Clark

February 21, 1945 ~ February 20, 2019 (age 73)
Frances "Fran" L Clark, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, February 20,
2019 at Newton Medical Center. Fran's life began on February 21, 1945 in Muskogee,OK. She was the daughter of Wayne and Martha Jo (Coventon) Clark. Fran was a 1962 graduate of Rosalia High School and a 1966 graduate of Southwestern College in Winfield,KS. She received both her Master’s degree and her doctorate from the University of Kansas. Fran influenced many lives through her passion for teaching, first as a teacher like her parents and then as a university professor teaching other teachers. She was a member of Hesston United Methodist Church and served on the Council of Exceptional Children. Fran's greatest joy was her family which includes her parents who preceded her in death, siblings Kenneth (Cathy) Clark of Yorba Linda, CA, David (Trudy) Clark of Alamo, TX, Nancy Clark of Little River, SC, Lynn (Debbie) Clark of Newton, KS along with nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews. Fran's family with gather with friends on Sunday, February 24, 2019, from 3-5pm at Carlson Colonial Funeral Home (200 S. Star, El Dorado). On Monday, February 25th, 2019, burial will take place at 10am in Blankenship Cemetery and there will be a memorial service held at 2pm at Schowalter Villa (203 W. Cedar, Hesston). In lieu of flowers memorial contributions in Fran's name may be made to the Good Samaritan Fund at Schowalter Villa. Please sign her online guestbook and leave a memory of Fran at

Donations may be made to:

Good Samaritan Fund

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