– Anne passed away surrounded by family in Albany. Anne
was born in Tolleson, AZ, one of eleven children born to
Charles and Pauline Higuera.
After high school, she entered the United States
Marine Corps, serving during WWII.
PFC Anne was stationed at Camp Lejeune, NC, assigned
to the post office. She
married Donald L. Clark in 1952 and raised four children.
After moving to Oregon, she worked for the PUC as a
manager until her retirement.
Her husband, Don, sadly passed away in 2012 after 59
years of marriage. Anne was a member of Immaculate
Conception Catholic Church. Her hobbies included a love for
gardening and spending time with extended family.
preceded in death by her husband: Donald L. Clark; daughter,
Diane Rae Clark; and grandson; Jeremy Clark Gries. She is
survived by her children: Christine (Gary) Gries of Stayton;
David Clark (Kristi DuBois) of Salem; Laurie (Larry) Andren
of Puyallup, WA; and Carol (Doug) Smith of Prineville;
grandchildren: Rachel Gries of Stayton; Kyra Gries of Salem;
Justin (Ashley) Smith of Prineville; Cody (Kara) Smith of
Bend; Zach (Cassett) Smith of Prineville; and 2 great
-grandchildren, Jenson and Quinn Smith.
A graveside service with military honors will be held
at Willamette National Cemetery April 1, 2021 at 1:00 pm.
Serving the family, North Santiam Funeral