Mary Peterson Clark, formerly of Whitefish, passed peacefully at her residence in Butte, MT, in the company of her family, on February 2, 2022. Mary was born on February 16, 1938, in Momence, IL, the daughter of Clyde C. Peterson, and Pearl Deliere Peterson. Mary was the sister of Bill Peterson and Jim Peterson, formerly of Momence. Mary and Donald Clark were married in Momence on May 7, 1961 and were married for 56 years.
Mary is survived by her daughter, Rebecca Clark Meehan of Collinsville, IL, and her son Christopher Clark and daughter in-law, Ellie Clark, of Seeley Lake, MT. Mary also enjoyed the love of her grandchildren Christopher Clark Jr. of Portland, OR, Addison Clark of Portland OR, Thomas Clark of Columbia Falls, MT, and Adam Meehan, Katie Meehan, and James Meehan of Collinsville, IL.
Mary is preceded in death by her parents, her husband Don Clark, and her brothers Bill and Jim Peterson.
In addition to raising her children and being a homemaker, Mary had a variety of work interests including office management, cooking, and retail sales. After retiring, she enjoyed volunteering at her church and other non-profit organizations. Mary had an outgoing personality and a witty sense of humor. Mary was an excellent cook and loved sharing her culinary creations. She enjoyed traveling, spending time with friends and family, and cherished the many friendships she made throughout her life. Mary made a lasting positive impact on her friends, family, and her end of life caregivers.
There are no formal services planned, however, condolences can be sent to Chris and Ellie Clark, P.O. Box 1531, Seeley Lake, MT 59868 and/or Rebecca Meehan, 1006 Pine Lake Road, Collinsville, IL 62234.
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Axelson Funeral and Cremation Services has been privileged to care for Mary and her family.