Lynne Clark

Resided in Rapid River, MI
Died September 17, 2023

Rapid River, MI



Lynne M. Clark of Rapid River, MI (formerly of St. Ignace, MI) was a beloved grandmother, mother, and wife during her incredible 74 years of life. She passed away Sunday, September 17, 2023 at Schoolcraft Memorial Hospital in Manistique.



Lynne was born November 1, 1948 in St. Ignace, MI, the daughter of J. Raymond and Evelyn (Savard) McCall.



Lynne attended St. Ignacious Loyola Catholic middle school and graduated in 1962. She then went on to LaSalle High School in St. Ignace, MI and graduated in 1966. After high school, Lynne attended Nursing School in Petoskey, MI where she became a CNA and worked at the Little Traverse Hospital.



In the fall of 1968, Lynne met Mike, the love of her life at a dance. They were married soon after on June 21, 1969. They were married for 54 wonderful years and had 2 daughters, 6 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren.



Family was everything to Lynne and she spent most of her 54 years of marriage taking care of her growing family. She often volunteered at her daughters’ schools and events and was their biggest cheerleader. She never missed a basketball game, little league game, school concert, dance or bake sale.



Most importantly, she was always available to host a “pajama party” or play a round of “Go Fish” or “Crazy Eights” with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren, to whom she was Nana.



In addition to her loving Husband, Michael, Lynne is survived by:



2 daughters: Melissa Lynne (Kevin) Schimke of Rapid River, MI and Karen Eve (Ryan) Rose Escanaba, MI.



Sister: Debra Guilbeau


Brother: Steve Utter


Step Siblings : Ruthann VanderVeen, William Utter, James Utter.


Grandchildren: Michael Rose, Moriah Germain, Christopher Rose, Lea Kang, Adelia Kang, Zach Cantrell.


Great Grandchildren: Ashton, Madelyn, Cameron, Lillian and Kennan.


And several Nieces, Nephews and Cousins.



In addition to her Parents, Lynne is preceded in death by: Brothers: Larry McCall, G. Michael McCall and Terry Utter.



Family will receive friends on Friday, September 22, 2023 from Noon until 2:00 PM at the Skradski Funeral Home in Gladstone. A memorial service will take place at 2:00 PM at the Skradski Funeral Home in Gladstone with a luncheon to follow at the Gladstone American Legion Post 71.

5 Tributes for “Lynne Clark

    Mike, Melissa, and Karen,
    I’m so sorry to hear this sad news. I had a lot of good times with your Mom. She was always up for shenanigans!!! I’m glad I got to see her once in awhile when I worked at Drifter’s. Hold all your great memories close to your heart, it really helps with the healing process. Big hugs to you all❤️

    I have so many memories of Lynne. I wouldn’t know where to start. She was a very special person in my life. We became apart but it didn’t mean to matter every time I saw her. I am so very sorry for your loss. There are no words. RIP MY friend

    She was kind and full of love she would always say hi how are you doing her face was as soft and sweet will be missed sending good thoughts

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