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Ada E. Clark

September 17, 1934 - June 10, 2014

SPRINGFIELD – Ada E. Clark, 79, of Springfield, died at 12:34 am, Tuesday, June 10, 2014 at Memorial Medical Center. She was born September 17, 1934 in Berlin, IL, to John and Ruby Davenport Ruble. She married Robert E. “Bob” Clark on May 26, 1956 and he survives.

Also surviving are one daughter, Rhonda (Patrick) O’Brien of Springfield; four sons, Robert E. Clark, Jr. of Pawnee, Scott (Kim) Clark of Springfield, Todd (Toni) Clark of Chatham and Mike Clark of Springfield; nine grandchildren, Lisa Brobeck, Cristin (Mike) Goldsberry, Nichole (Ryan) Strebing, Courtney Upperman, Baleigh Clark, Brandon Clark, Chad Clark, Michael Upperman and Nicholas Clark; four great grandchildren, Taylor, Caleb, Chase and Parker; two sisters, Julie Chastain of Springfield and Cindy (Rich) Dobey of Greenview; one brother, Robert Ruble of Springfield; several nieces, nephews and cousins and her beloved dog, Henry.

Her parents preceded her in death.

Ada was of the Catholic faith. She was a 1953 graduate of New Berlin High School. She enjoyed reading and spending time with her kids, grandkids and great grandkids. She retired from Doctor’s Hospital in 1997.

Visitation: 4-7 pm, Thursday, June 12, 2014 at Staab Funeral Home with a prayer service at 4 pm.

Funeral Mass: 10:30 am, Friday, June 13, 2014 at St. Cabrini Church with Revered Joseph Ring officiating. Burial will follow at Camp Butler National Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society.

Visitation Information

Date: Thursday, June 12, 2014

Time: 04:00 pm - 07:00 pm

Staab Funeral Home - Springfield


1109 South Fifth Street
Springfield, Illinois 62703

217-528-6461 Map

Prayer Service will be held at 4:00 pm

Service Information

Date: Friday, June 13, 2014

Time: 10:30 am

St. Frances Cabrini Church


1020 North Milton Avenue
Springfield, IL 62702

217-522-8555 Map

Cemetery Information

Date: Friday, June 13, 2014

Camp Butler National Cemetery


5063 Camp Butler Road, Springfield, IL, 62707

(217) 492-4070 Map

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