Theodore "Ted" Clark

Theodore “Ted? Laughlin Clark, age 83, of Carrington, ND, died Monday, December 27, 2010, at his home, surrounded by his loving wife and children, under the care of Presentation Hospice of Carrington.

Ted was born August 27, 1927, in Foster County, ND, the son of Theodore and Jeannette (Laughlin) Clark. He grew up and attended school in Carrington. As a young lad, Ted helped his father raise and haul potatoes. As a teen, he was a race jockey and rode saddle broncs in area rodeos.

On June 29, 1946, Ted was united in marriage to Lucille Hallwachs in Carrington. Together they started Clark Truck Line and both drove trucks, building their business together for over 50 years. Ted ventured into farming, ranching and showing quarter horses with his children. Ted was an avid gardener and enjoyed sharing his produce with everyone.

Ted will be remembered and deeply missed by his wife, Lucille, Carrington; four daughters and three sons, Holly (Russell) Greger, Fargo, ND, Candy Schroeder, Bordulac, ND, James Clark, Jamestown, ND, Thomas (Meredith) Clark, League City, TX, Joseph (Lois) Clark, Carrington, Kathleen (Kelly) Perleberg, New Rockford, ND, and Amy Clark, Carrington; 14 grandchildren: Jodie Haring, Kelly Greger, and Tiffany Greger, all of Fargo, Timothy Schroeder, Bordulac, ND, Rachel Schroeder, Bismarck, ND, Cody Clark, Houston, TX, Scott (Jessica) Clark, Bismarck, Josie and Cheyenne Clark, Carrington, Eric and Ashley Perleberg, New Rockford, Reed, Preston and Taylor Koenig, Casselton, ND; one great grandson, Shawn Clark, Bismarck; and one sister, Joanne (Michael) Fisher, Bismarck.

He was preceded in death by his parents, one brother, James Lowell Clark; son-in-law, Larry Schroeder; and one great granddaughter, Julie Greger.


FUNERAL SERVICE: Federated Church UCC/UMC, Carrington, ND

DATE AND TIME: Wednesday, December 29, 2010 at 1:30PM

BURIAL: Carrington Cemetery, Carrington, ND

Posted Condolences:



Name: lester (joe) schuldheisz

Date: 12-29-10

Message: god bless ted.


Name: James & Blanche Hughes

Date: 12-29-2010

Message: Our prayers and condolences are with the family of Ted Clark, a true gentlemen who loved his wife, family and friends. We share a grandson with Ted and Lucille, who have always warmly welcomed us into their home. May God's love and blessings be upon the family at this time.


Name: Allen and Carla Hunt

Date: December 28

Message: We are sending our love and prayers to the Clark family and friends.