Herb M. Clark, 85, of Marion, formerly of La Porte City, died Monday, June 8, 2015 at The Villages at Marion of natural causes.  He was born October 2, 1929 in Brandon the son of Milfred and Ella Mae (Brallier) Clark. He married Nickolina “Nicki” Burch on May 15, 1948 in Pontiac, Michigan; she preceded him in death on August 30, 2014.

Herb had worked as a Tool & Die maker at John Deere for 36 years, retiring in 1985.  He was a member and Committeeman of the Local 838 and Past Chairman of The John Deere Council for eight years.

He is survived by one son, Tim (Denise) Clark of Johnston; one daughter, Pamela Clark of Coggon; six grandchildren, Matthew (Rachel) Clark, Emily Clark, Robert (Ruth) Hojka, Eric Hojka), Laura (Andrew) Wenger-Rommann, Lisa (Roy) Foster; twelve great grandchildren and one brother, Stanley (Judy) Clark of Independence.

Preceding hime in death were his parents; his wife, Nicki; one infant son; three brothers, Merlin, Floyd and Kessler Clark and two sisters, Leona Bourne and Deloris Kramer.

Services will be held 10:30 a.m. Friday, June 12, 2015 at St. Paul United Methodist Church with inurnment in the West View Cemetery, both in La Porte City.  Family will receive friends from 5-8 p.m. Thursday at La Porte City Funeral Home and also one hour before the service at the church.

Memorials may be directed to the family.

La Porte City Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements 319-342-3131.  Online condolences can be left at www.kearnsfuneralservice.com.