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Judith Rice-Clark

March 6, 1960 ~ March 27, 2023 (age 63) 63 Years Old


Judith “Judi” Rice-Clark, age 63, of LaGrange, passed away on Monday, March 27, 2023 at Parkview Regional Medical Center in Fort Wayne.  She was born on March 6, 1960 in Portland, Indiana to Wendell Murphy and Caroline Huffman.  Judi graduated from Marion High School and continued her education at Indiana-Purdue Fort Wayne.  After graduating and obtaining her master’s in nursing, she worked as a registered nurse for 39 years.  During her nursing career, she was employed by Parkview Hospital, worked in nursing homes, was a home health nurse, and worked as a hospice nurse.  On October 24, 1987, she married Eric J. Clark in Fort Wayne, Indiana.  Judi was a member of New Harvest Fellowship in Sturgis, Michigan.  She currently was employed by the Northeastern Center.  Judi enjoyed living on the lake, baking, and cooking, and shopping for everyone but herself.  She loved making memories and always planned one big vacation every year. 

Survivors include:

Spouse, Eric Clark of LaGrange.

Daughter, Wendy (Dalla) Quinley of Albion.

Daughter, Erica (Thein) Soe of Waterloo.

Son, Dane Clark (Lori Miller) of Albion.

Grandchildren: Jordan (Jennifer) Rice, Adrianna Clark, Robert Clark, Aaron Gaerte, Taylor Clark, Zack Clark, Payton Quinley, Tevis Rice, Colten Rice, Cayman Rice, and Izaak Rice.

Great-grandchild, Micah Cox.

Siblings, Steve Murphy, Terry Ivins, Pamela (Rodney) Myers, Susan Nunley, and Ken Huffman.

Many nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Judi was preceded in death by her parents, son, Phillip Rice, and sister-in-law, Monica Murphy.

Funeral service will be held on Friday, March 31, 2023 at 2:00pm with visitation prior from 12:00pm-2:00pm at Hite Funeral home, 403 South Main Street, Kendallville.

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Funeral Service
March 31, 2023

2:00 PM
Hite Funeral Home
403 South Main Street
Kendallville, Indiana 46755


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