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Theresa Lynn Clark
Chapel Oaks Funeral Home in Holton
Holton, KS

Theresa Lynn Clark, 65, of Holton, passed away on Wednesday, January 31, 2024 in Clifton, Kansas.

She was born January 23, 1959 in Minneapolis, Minnesota, the daughter of Reuben and Mary McCullough Clark. She served in the U.S. Air Force Reserve from 1976 to 1977.

In 1987 Theresa moved back to Minnesota and found her sobriety. In 1991 she moved to Mora, Minnesota and found a calling in healthcare in 1992. She worked for a nursing home, a home health and hospice, and for Kanabec Hospital until 2003. She then moved back to Kansas and finished her career in health care as a patient care tech at Stormont-Vail Health Care in Topeka from 2005 to 2010.

She married Calvin Nott. They later divorced.

Theresa was preceded in death by her parents, Reuben Clark and Mary Mora, a brother, Michael J. Clark, and her step-father, Chris Mora.

Survivors include a son, Kenneth Clark (Matt Golbek), Clyde; daughter, Melissa Jarboe (Jayson), Topeka; a brother, David Clark, Valley Falls; sisters, Cheryl Anderson, Lori Bellew (Craig), and Jeanne Baldwin, all of Holton, Lesa Shelman (Ray), and Cathy Tomlinson (Jim), Kansas City, Missouri; four grandchildren, Celesteal Clark (Jacob Steiner), Alexa Wallace, Cosmo (Tyden) Jarboe, and Hunter Jarboe, her aunt and uncle, Esther and John Klay, Inverness, FL, and many nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be 11:00 a.m. Saturday, February 3rd at the Chapel Oaks Funeral Home in Holton. Theresa will lie in state Friday at the Chapel Oaks Funeral Home in Holton from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Cremation will follow the service. Private inurnment will be at a later date. Memorials are suggested to New Life Church, and may be sent in care of the funeral home, PO Box 1034, Holton, KS 66436. On-line condolences may be made at