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Obituary: Michael C. Clark

Michael C. Clark 1935 ~ 2005 Michael Cloonan Clark, died on September 7, 2005. He was born October 13, 1935, in Salt Lake City, Utah, to Cathryn Ellen Cloonan and Paul Revere Clark. Mike Clark was his own man, from a different era, who joined the Marine Corps at age 16, serving in the Korean War. After the war, he was a witness to the atomic testing in Nevada, became a police officer for Salt Lake City, and finished his degree at the University of Utah in engineering. During this time, he started Bimbo's Pizzeria, now called the Pie, with his longtime friend, Jack Carroll. Through hard work and determination Mike and Jack became successful with Clark Carroll Insurance Company, which they sold to Frank B. Hall Insurance Company. Mike was a generous contributor of his time and money to the Catholic community in Salt Lake City. He was instrumental in building the Kearns St. Ann's Sports Complex, the upgrade of the Judge Memorial Football Field, and library, and the entrance to the Holy Cross Hospital. He had a great life, he lived it to the fullest. He was well liked and will be missed by his many friends and loved ones. He is survived by his daughters, Michelle and Christal, son-in-law, Chris, and his nephews, Kevin, Mike, and Brian. He was preceded in death by his parents and brother, Paul. A funeral mass will be celebrated Fri. at 10 a.m. at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church, 670 So. 1100 E. A vigil service will be held Thurs. at 7p.m. also at the church, where friends may call from 6-7p.m. Committal, Mt. Calvary Catholic Cemetery, 4th Ave. and T St. Funeral Directors, Neil O'Donnell and Sons. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Carmelite Monastery, 5714 So. Holladay Blvd, Holladay, UT 84121.