Susan Lynn (Hoppler) Clark was called home to the Lord on June 28, 2020, at Mercy Hospital, Des Moines, due to heart disease. Susan will be missed by all who knew her for her wonderful ability to make those around her happy through her thoughtfulness and kindness. She was a loving wife, mother, and friend to many - you are forever in our memories.

Susan moved to West Des Moines four years ago from Las Vegas, Nevada and formerly from Mission Viejo, California.

Susan was owner and operator of “A Creative Sweets Shoppe” in Valley Junction. Susan worked as a Retirement Planner for over 20 years in both California and Las Vegas helping many clients, friends, and family.

She is survived by her husband, Allan Clark, teacher at Lincoln High School in Des Moines; and children, Amelia (Alex) James and Ryan (Sean) Brown-Kohalmy; step-children, Logan Clark, A1C Daelin Clark (USAF), Jonathan (Tiffany) Clark, TSgt Anthony (McKenzie) Clark (USAF), and Daniel Clark; grandchildren, Madi Raethke, Wyatt Pellegrino, Wyatt Clark and Remington Clark. Susan is also survived by her mother, Mary Helen Ruffu of California; her mother-in-law, Dorothy Clark of Wisconsin; sisters, Diane (Mark) Schultz of Iowa, and Lynn (Keith) Parkes of Texas; and many nephews, nieces and cousins.

Susan was preceded in death by her father, Wendell Hoppler.

A memorial service will be held Saturday, July 4, 2020 at 1:00 p.m. at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, 3301 Ashworth Road in West Des Moines. CDC regulations will be followed including wearing of masks and social distancing. The memorial service can also be viewed over streaming at: Zoom Link for Susan Clark Service Meeting ID: 869 1510 7618

In lieu of flowers, it was Susan’s wish that donations be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

Allan and our family would like to express our deepest gratitude for the many kind prayers, thoughts, and messages we have received as we celebrate Susan’s life.

Service Details

Saturday, July 4, 2020
1:00 pm
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints
3301 Ashworth Road
West Des Moines, Iowa
Hamilton's Crematory
Des Moines, Iowa
Hamilton's on Westown Parkway
3601 Westown Parkway
West Des Moines, Iowa 50266
(515) 224-0078

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