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Beloved wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, Olive Elsie Somsen Clark, passed away March 4, 1991 at her home.

Born January 15, 1912 in Montpelier, Idaho to Henry Samuel and Marie Matti Somsen. Married Joseph Van W. Clark June 16, 1930 in the Salt Lake LDS Temple. Member of Canyon Rim LDS 4th Ward. Worked 22 years as a secretary for the Salt Lake Board of Education and the last 15 of these years at Uintah Elementary School in Salt Lake City.Survived by husband; children, Kathy Taylor, Joseph Bryant Clark, Richard Lynn Clark; 10 grandchildren; 16 greatgrandchildren; four sisters, Emma Lee Powell, Evelyn Gillmore, Dorothy Cantaese, Ruth Reese, all of California; one brother, Lynn Somsen, Arizona. Preceded in death by two brothers, Leo and Ernest.

Funeral services will be held Friday, 12 noon, March 8, 1991 at Wasatch Lawn Mortuary, 3401 S. Highland Drive, where friends may call Thursday 6-8 p.m. and Friday one hour prior to services. Interment, Wasatch Lawn Memorial Park.

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