Clark L. Sheets, age 86, of Grand Junction, CO, died on Friday, May 5, 2017 at Grand Junction. He was born on March 26, 1931 on a farm outside of Waco, NE to Irene Dietsch and Earl Sheets.
He married Ruth A. Breitenstein on December 31, 1951. They were married for over 65 years before his passing.
He went to a country school east of Waco, NE and graduated from Bradshaw High School in 1949. Clark and Ruth moved to California in 1953 and then to Grand Junction in 1993. His interests included motorcycles and traveling. He did various jobs over the years, retiring from Rockwell North America (now Boeing) in 1988. After retirement, Ruth and Clark traveled extensively.
He is survived by his wife Ruth of Grand Junction, daughter Rebecca A. of Castro Valley, CA, son Anthony “Tony” C. of Grand Junction, half brothers Wayne of Odessa, MO and Jim of Kansas City, KS, step-brothers Vyrle Dietsch of Park City, MT and Duane Dietsch of Valencia, CA, three grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews.
Graveside services will be held at 10:00 AM, Saturday, May 20, 2017 at Greenwood Cemetery, York. Visitation will be held from 1pm-8pm on Friday, May 19 at Metz Mortuary, with family greeting friends from 6pm-8pm that evening. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to the American Cancer Society.
Condolences may be emailed to Metz Mortuary Messages will be given to the family.