Thomas A. Clark Sr.

Thomas A. Clark Sr.

IRON MOUNTAIN — Thomas A. Clark Sr., 74, of Crystal Falls, passed away Thursday, Jan. 9, 2020. at Aspirus Iron River Hospital with his family by his side.

He was born on Jan. 31, 1945, in Crystal Falls, son of the late Floyd and Rose (Aldegarie) Clark. Tom was a 1964 graduate of Crystal Falls High School. He married Nancy (Maskus) Aultman on Dec. 27, 1980.

He worked for several years at Cleveland Cliffs Iron Company, then started a business working as a self-employed logger, and also for Hilberg Logging of Crystal Falls. Tom has served on the Iron County Planning Commission, Iron County Parks & Recreation Committee Chairman, President of the Iron County Timbermans Association, and up to his death as Iron County Drain Commissioner.

He was a member of the Paisano Club, Crystal View Men’s Golf Club, and Way Dam Breakfast Club which included interesting conversations with the guys solving the world’s problems. Tom was a member of United Lutheran Church serving on the church council and as chairman. He was a lifetime member of the Crystal Falls-Iron River Masonic Lodge.

Tom enjoyed spending time with family and friends, gardening, spending time in the woods with his beloved dog Moose, and ice fishing with his buddies on Way Dam.

He is survived by his loving wife Nancy of Crystal Falls; his children, John (Susan) Jacobson of Crystal Falls, Barbara (Carl) Strasser of Waterford, Wis., Thomas (Liz) Clark Jr. of Negaunee, and Nathan Aultman of Orlando, Fla.; one brother, Floyd (Kathleen) Clark Jr. of Hudson, N.C.; one sister-in-law, Inge Clark of Abilene, Texas; seven grandchildren, Jessica, Jake, Tyler, Kaylee, Caleb, Haylie, and Carter; one great-grandchild, Nolan; several nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother DuWayne Clark.

Visitation will be Friday, Jan. 17 from 9 until 11:30 a.m. at United Lutheran Church in Crystal Falls.

Memorial services will follow at 11:30 at the church with Rev. Michael Laakko officiating. The Crystal Falls-Iron River Masonic Lodge 385 will conduct a memorial service at 11:15 am at the church. In lieu of flowers, a memorial will be established in his memory.

Condolences to the family of Thomas Clark may be expressed online at www.nashfuneralhome.net.

The family has entrusted to Nash Funeral Home and Cremation Services of Crystal Falls with arrangements.