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“Well it's been 5 years doesn't get any easier brad you r still missed RIP my dear friend ”
1 of 20 | Posted by: Michael Maure - San diego, CA

“still miss you always thinking of our time ”
2 of 20 | Posted by: michael maure - san diego, CA

“We are very sorry for your loss. May god bless you and your family in this time. ”
3 of 20 | Posted by: David and Kiki Kahlmorgan - AL

“Dear Fran and Family, Our thoughts and prayers are with you and the family at this difficult time. We are so very sorry for the loss of your Bradley...Read More »
4 of 20 | Posted by: Susan Dierbeck - South Bend, IN

“The greatest love story of my time, Brad and Fran Clark. The love was deep beyond words. You will be missed, but never forgotten. ”
5 of 20 | Posted by: Mary Kay Hyduk - South Bend, IN

“You are in our thoughts and prayers. May God hold you in the palms of His hands and comfort you in your time of sorrow. ”
6 of 20 | Posted by: Kevin and Brenda Wishin - IN

“I am so proud to have been one of his friends. He is someone I have always had a great deal of respect for. He had such a great love for his wife,...Read More »
7 of 20 | Posted by: Kristie Sherburn - Goshen, IN

“To the Clark family my thoughs and prayers are with you and yours.Fran I have never read such a nice and heart warming tribute to your beloved...Read More »
8 of 20 | Posted by: saandra schrader-gould - IN

“We were saddened to hear of Brads passing. I thoughts and prayers are with your family. We know what a hero he was to the family and how much he be...Read More »
9 of 20 | Posted by: Al & Michele Smith - South Bend, IN

“Dear Fran and Family,Our kids played Little League together and we spent many hours laughing and talking. I knew then that Brad was not well. I am...Read More »
10 of 20 | Posted by: Connie Swanson - Homestead, FL

“A perfect man, that no one had ever planned, To warm, to comfort, and give commands, And yet a spirit he is still, and very bright . With something...Read More »
11 of 20 | Posted by: Jane Laskowski - South Bend, IN

“Dear Clark Family, Words can't express how saddened we are to hear of your loss. We know how much Brad loved and supported his family. We will keep...Read More »
12 of 20 | Posted by: Terri Kosik - South Bend, IN

“Our thoughts and prayers are with you on this very sad occasion. ”
13 of 20 | Posted by: Bruce & Karen Niemann - IN

“I was extremely touched reading Brad's obituary. Brad was a student of mine at Jackson High School. Not remembering the name, I looked him up in the...Read More »
14 of 20 | Posted by: Bob Harke - South Bend, IN

“I did not know your great love, Bradley. But I read what you so beyond lovingly wrote about him. And I feel now I know him through your profound...Read More »
15 of 20 | Posted by: cp estes - IN

“We were so lucky to call you friend for 34 yrs. No matter what adversity came your way you forged forward and accepted it without complaints. (MS & ...Read More »
16 of 20 | Posted by: Wayne & Jeanne Kahlmorgan - IN

“I was lucky to spend a lifetime with you Brad, you set an example for me, as you were the hardest worker I have ever met Everyone who has met you...Read More »
17 of 20 | Posted by: Bob - Elkhart, IN - brother

“Brad was truly one of a kind. I was deeply saddened to hear of his passing. Know that my thoughts and prayers are with you at this time. God Bless...Read More »
18 of 20 | Posted by: Sandie Shock - South Bend, IN

“I was saddened to hear of loss of your husband, Fran. May he rest in peace. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. ”
19 of 20 | Posted by: Nancy Fox

“well brad, this is not.... good-bye but simply so long for now my friend.see you on the other side.michael maure ”
20 of 20 | Posted by: michael maure - san diego, CA

We met and fell in love in 1971. You 18, me 16. Even then I (Fran Maure Clark) knew you were the one. We married on June 8, 1974. We would have been married 41 years this year. Thank-you for my early Anniversary card. It was comforting to know I was the last thought on your mind. I will cherish you and the card for the rest of my life.

Through our journey together, our love gave us four beautiful children; Shad, Sam (Stacy Morgan), Angie (Chad Love) and Brad Jr (better known as Birdie) and his wife Denise. To them you were not only the best dad, but will always be their "Hero".

Through our children, we were blessed with three precious grandchildren, whom you adored; Ethan Bradley Clark, Leah Renae Clark, and Ariana Cencelewski. Morgan Thoma, Raegan Grosselin, and Jordan Hix were also honored to call you "Papa".

You are survived by so many who's lives have forever been changed due to your love, strength, and courage, fighting MS most of your life; Your sister, Kathleen (John) Szuba and family. Special brother Bob (Patti) Clark, and John. Brother Ken (Susan) Clark and family.

You were not only a "brother in law" but also a second father to Tami (Maure)Thompson, and her children, Nicole Maure and her girls, Jaden and Jossalyn Patterson. Olivia Thompson (Phil Flickinger), Kaylee Valentine, and Ali Thompson. Frankie Maure(Sue) and their children, Jonathon(deceased)and his daughter, Ryleigh Maure and Jillian and her daughter, Anabelle Gonzales. Michael Maure, Cari Maure (Criss) Rickey and their family, Sara Rickey and her children, Criss Jon(Jackie) Rickey and their children, and Cari Lyn Elemerick (Shea). Also mourning your loss is Patricia Maure Ragonesi (mother in law) and the newest member to the family, your fury friend, Shiloh.

Greeting you home to your final journey was not only God, but your beloved mother, Mary Charlotte (Sceper) Clark , father in law, John Maure, and your beloved nephew, Jonathon Maure. And I know Potus, your fury beloved friend, was also there.

Graduating from Jackson High School, in 1971, you went on to Purdue University, where you co-oped as a supervisor with US Steel. That wasn't your only talent, though. You could take houses others balked at and turn them into beautiful homes. You built your family the most beautiful" homestead" which will always be our home. You are forever present inside and out.

Your love of boating and Corvettes(especially your 63' Split Window Coupe) lives on through your children and grandchildren. Through your hard work and love, we thank you for all the memories that we made at the lake house. We will always celebrate your favorite "4th of July" holiday, under the fireworks on Lake Wawasee . This year when the grand finale comes we will know it is you, celebrating with us and wishing Shad a Happy Birthday.

My heart will be forever broken, but I will always remember the "I Love You" that was gently spoken. You were not only my husband but my best friend.

We love and miss you, Brad, Dad, Papa, Uncle, Brother and Friend.

Funeral Services will take place at 10:00 a.m., Thursday, May 28, 2015 in the Kaniewski Funeral Home, 3545 N. Bendix Drive. Burial will follow in Southlawn Cemetery. A visitation will take place from 4 until 8 p.m. Wednesday in the funeral home. Memorial Contributions may be directed to the National Multiple Sclerosis Society or the St. Joseph County Humane Society. To send online condolences, please visit

God looked around His garden, and found an empty place. He then looked down upon the earth, and saw your tired face. He put His arms around you, and lifted you to rest; God's garden must be beautiful, He always takes the best. He knew that you were suffering, He knew you were in pain, He knew that you would never get well on earth again. He saw the road was getting rough, and the hills were hard to climb; so He closed your weary eyelids, and whispered, "peace be thine." It broke our hearts to lose you, but you didn't go alone; for part of us went with you, the day God called you home.