Phyllis Taylor Clark, a resident of Fergus Falls, died Monday, Sept. 30, 2013, at Lake Region Healthcare in Fergus Falls.
Funeral services were held Saturday, Oct. 5, at the Olson Funeral Home in Fergus Falls, with the Rev. Eric Rasmussen officiating. Interment was at the Oak Grove Cemetery.
She was born Jan. 23, 1951, in Sacramento, Calif., the daughter of Elmore F. and Gertrude (Reynolds) Gray. She graduated from Little Falls High School in 1969. She was married to Fred Taylor for 14 years. On Feb. 17, 1987, she married Bert Clark in Fergus Falls. Phyllis was a stay-at-home wife and mother, worked as a waitress and CNA, and started school to become a nurse. She was a member of Alcoholics Anonymous, and a member of First United Church of Christ. Phyllis loved babysitting her great-grandchildren, playing games, spending time with her family, reading, crocheting, puzzles, her puppies, and cooking and baking. Christmas was her favorite time of year because she had her whole family together.
Survivors include her husband of 26 years, Bert Clark of Fergus Falls; her children, Amber (Mike) Leuthardt, Jade (Rick) Goulet, Mark (Jenny) Taylor and Jason Clark, all of Fergus Falls; her mother-in-law, Isabelle Clark of Fergus Falls; her grandchildren: Zach (Tonia) Leuthardt, Oceanside Calif., Danielle (John) Sorenson, Fergus Falls, Chelsie (Austin) Leuthard of Wheaton, Andrew Taylor, Ft. Benning, Georgia, Brianna (Pasha) Leuthardt, Casey and Ashten Taylor, and Atlanta Goulet, all of Fergus Falls; great-grandchildren, Ava and Brecken Leuthardt of Oceanside Calif., and Tahmor Boyce and Maddisen Sorenson of Fergus Falls; brother, Bill Reynolds of California; Chris (Galen) Derosier, Buddy Reynolds and Carla Sheline, Joan (Ron) Oras, Carol (Don) Phipps, Mel (Vickie) Clark, Wayne (Cheri) Clark, Chris Arntson, Eileen (Randy) Kirkwood, Brenda Clark, Lori (Andy) McWhirter; and many nieces, nephews, friends; and her beloved Lady.
Preceding her in death were a granddaughter, Coral Goulet; her parents, Elmore and Gertrude Gray; a brother, Charles Flugel; and her father-in-law, Cecil Clark.