Carlyn L. Clark

Carlyn L. Clark, 84, of Del Norte, Colo., passed away on Jan. 8, 2022, in La Jara, Colo.

Carlyn was born Sept. 12, 1937, in Wray, Colo., to Vaughn and Dorothy Sheesley. She graduated from Center High school in 1956. On Sept. 8, 1957, she married Donald Clark. With this marriage, she gained three children, Jack, Jeanette and Donna. Three years later they had Terry. She worked at various jobs with the last being a pet sitter.

She loved the outdoors, camping, hiking, hunting, fishing and rock hunting. She loved birds and watched them outside her window every day. She loved to read and do jigsaw puzzles. Carlyn loved watching the Denver Broncos. The whole neighborhood knew every time they scored. Most of all, she loved the Lord and all her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Carlyn was preceded in death by her parents, Vaughn and Dorothy Sheesley, her husband Don Clark, her son Jack Clark, her daughter Jeanette Barros and her brother David Sheesley.

She is survived by her son Terry (Karen) Clark of Del Norte, daughter Donna (Al) Ockstadt of Colorado Springs, a brother Dan (Amy) Sheesley of Lewes, Del., a brother Donald (Jean) Snyder of Grand Junction, as well as eight grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren.

Cremation was selected and a memorial service will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Joseph Prince Ministries, Inc. at PO Box 2115, Fort Mills, S.C., 29716 or Ron Carpenter Ministries at PO Box 641270, San Jose, CA, 95164.

Rogers Family Mortuary is in care of the arrangements. To leave online condolences, tributes, remembrances and words of comfort for the family, please visit