Kathy J. Clark

November 8, 1945 ~ March 20, 2021 (age 75)

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Kathy J. Clark

(Nee Ball)

Hammond, IN

Kathy J. Clark, age 75, of Hammond, entered into eternity suddenly on Saturday, March 20, 2021.

She is survived by her children: Michelle (Brandon) Ortiz, John (Donna Rodriguez) Budzinski, Tom (Ann Marie) Budzinski and Cindy Budzinski; sixteen grandchildren and two great-grandchildren; two sisters: Sandy (Ed) Hanko and Diane (Ted) Harmon; numerous nieces, nephews and friends.

Preceded in death by her husband, Kenneth Clark; parents, Carl and Hazel Ball; two brothers Larry and Carl.

Friends and family are invited for a time of memorial visitation on Wednesday, March 31, 2021 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at Bocken Funeral Home 7042 Kennedy Avenue, Hammond (Hessville) IN 46323. A service to celebrate Kathy’s life will follow at 4 p.m. with Dan Nichols, Minister officiating.

Kathy was born and raised in Terre Haute, she then moved to the Hammond area around 1963. Kathy enjoyed being around people and was a server at two of Northwest Indiana’s landmark restaurants, Vogel’s until 1997 followed by 22 years at Teibel’s. In her free time Kathy enjoyed cooking, watching the Hallmark channel and reading a good book, but none compared to the joy she received from spending time with her family.  

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March 31, 2021

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Bocken Funeral Home

Memorial Service
March 31, 2021

4:00 PM
Bocken Funeral Home

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