HERMISTON — Geraldine Nina Clark died Tuesday, Feb. 13, at her home at Sun Terrace Assisted Living Facility in Hermiston at the age of 87.

She was born Feb. 28, 1919 at Kennewick, Wash., to LaVerne W. and Mary Harriet (Floyd) Loomis.

Geraldine was raised in Medford and attended Oregon State University. On July 27, 1942 she married Edward Joel Clark in Portland. She lived most of her adult life in Pendleton and the last 10 years in Hermiston. Geraldine enjoyed watercolor painting, sewing, cross country skiing, hiking, camping, gardening, crafts, playing bridge, and most of all she loved her family.

She is survived by sons, Chris and his wife Marla Clark of Hermiston, Nick Clark of Santa Cruz, Calif., Jode and his wife Brenda Clark of La Grande, and Doug Clark of Spokane, Wash.; brother, Floyd and his wife Betty Loomis of Seattle; four grandchildren, Jeff Clark of La Grande, Leslie Ann Clark of Portland, Ian Clark of Missoula, Mont., and Crystal Krachunis of Covington, Wash.; and two great-grandchildren, Faith and Gabriel Krachunis of Covington, Wash.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 55 years, Edward Joel Clark.

At her request, there will be no public services held. A private family service will be held at a later date. Disposition was by cremation.

Memorial contributions may be made to Vange John Memorial Hospice, 1050 W. Elm Ave., Suite 220, Hermiston, 97838.

Burns Mortuary of Hermiston is in charge of the arrangements.

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