Eleanor was born in Johnstown, PA to Victor Henry Schmidt and Amanda Caroline Staiber. She is survived by her husband Richard Allen Clark; sister, Nancy Buker; son, Richard Victor Clark and wife Linda of Riverside, CA; daughter, Carol Hitz and husband Paul of Edmond, OK; son, Philip Clark and wife Elaine of Palmdale, CA; daughter, Kimberly Joy Smith and husband Chris of Independence, MO; 15 grandchildren, 19 great-grandchildren, 2 nieces, 1 nephew and other family members.
She was preceded in death by her father and mother; brother, Victor Jr.; brother-in-law, Frank Buker; and grandson, Kenny Culver.
Eleanor was a loving, giving, hospitable person who was loved by all who knew her. Her favorite pastimes were sewing, crafting, traveling and growing flowers. Especially close to her sister, she was thankful to be able to live near her for 40+years.
Most importantly, she loved her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ and spending time in the Word.
Visitation will be 5-8 pm, Monday, August 14, 2017 at Buchanan Funeral Services. Services to celebrate her life will be 10:30 pm, Tuesday, August 15, 2017 in the chapel of Buchanan Funeral Service with burial to follow at 2:00 pm at Ft. Sill National Cemetery.
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