Delores Colleen Clarke


(April 25, 2002)

Funeral services were conducted Monday at the New Life Christian Fellowship Church in Powell for

Delores Colleen Clarke, 48, who died Thursday, April 25 at St. Vincent Hospital in Billings.

She was born Jan. 9, 1954, in Worland, daughter of Eldon and Colleen (Seiver) Short.

She was a graduate of Powell High School and attended one year of college. She married Lester Clarke on Aug. 31, 1979, in Casper. In Powell, she operated Dee's Day Care.

She enjoyed needlecraft, reading and genealogy. She served as a Brownie Leader for Troop 256 in Powell.

Survivors include her husband, Lester, of Powell; a daughter, Danielle, of Powell; her parents, Colleen and Eldon Short; her grandmother, Dorthy Short of Worland; four sisters and their husbands, Karen and Bud Boyles of Casper, Valerie and Frank Matiella of Powell, Leslie and James Kallem of Powell and Linda and Ben Davila of Cheyenne; nieces and nephews, Crystal, Cynthia, Dustin, Maggy, Jessica, Eric, Ashley, Vanessa, Jesse and B'Jay; great nieces and nephews, Britany, Alexandra, Joshua, Andrew and Preston; numerous aunts, uncles and cousins; and a special friend, Cherri Siebert.

She was preceded in death by two grandfathers, a grandmother, an aunt and a niece.

Burial was in Crown Hill Cemetery.

Those wishing may make memorial donations to the American Cancer Society, c/o Lillian Hoffman, P.O. Box 638, Cody, WY 82414.