Verdell D. Clark, 98

Published 10:35 am Friday, January 28, 2022

Verdell D. Clark, 98

Verdell Delores Clark, 98 of Austin, Minnesota, passed away at Sacred Heart Care Center Monday evening, January 24, 2022, surrounded by family.

Verdell was born May 2, 1923, to Ernest and Helen (Peterson) Iverson. She was one of eight children.

Verdell married Kermit Dixon, and from the marriage a daughter, Dona Dixon was born. After Kermit’s passing Verdell met Richard Clark and they were married on June 27, 1942. They had three children together, Shirley, and twins Joanne and Jack.

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Throughout the years Verdell worked at various employers in Austin.

Verdell and Richard loved the outdoors. They enjoyed their Mississippi River summer home near Red Wing, Minnesota, where they would fish and spend time with family and friends. Verdell also enjoyed cooking and baking for family.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husbands Kermit and Richard; brothers Chester, Harvey, Gene, and Vern; sisters, Doris, Dorothy, and Ruth; daughter Dona; grandson Craig; and great-grandson Devon.

Verdell is survived by daughters Shirley Nelson, Joanne Nuzum, and son Jack Clark; seven grandchildren; fourteen great-grandchildren; seven great-great-grandchildren; and sisters-in-law Peggy Clark and Betty Iverson.

A private memorial service will be held on Saturday, February 5th at Clasen-Jordan Mortuary with Pastor Corey Goetz officiating. Interment will be at Grandview Cemetery. Verdell’s service will be available for viewing on Sunday, February 6th at

The family would like to express their gratitude to all the employees at Sacred Heart Care Center for their care and compassion they showed Verdell during her stay.