Clarence Stuart “Clancy” Place, “Unc” to family, passed away Thursday, September 17, 2020 at Waukesha Memorial Hospital at the age of 83. Clarence was born on April 3, 1937 in Davenport, IA to Harry and Sarah (Larson) Place.
Clancy served in the US Army National Guard for 7+ years. He then worked for General Castings, Reinhardt Food Service and later retired and enjoyed his employment and time at Genesee Market. Clancy was a longtime member of the 1st Congregational Church of Genesee. He enjoyed cooking, gardening, camping, traveling, fishing and his card club and the friends he made there. Clancy enjoyed his Friday night fish fries. To Unc, his nieces and nephews were his children. He loved them completely.
Clancy is preceded in death by his parents; his 2 brothers, George “Sonny” and Warren; his sister, Doris and an infant sister Mary.
Survivors include his sister Marian Reeves, his numerous nieces, nephews, great and great- great nieces and nephews, other family and a host of friends that will all miss him tremendously.
Memorial contributions in Clarence’s name may be directed to HAWS, the American Heart Association or to 1st Congregational Church of Genesee.
Graveside Services for Clarence will be held on Wednesday, September 23, 2020 at 3:30PM at Salem Cemetery, Wales, WI., with Rev. Peter St. Martin officiating.
Per CDC Guidelines and the WI Mask Mandate the family asks that you adhere to the social distancing and mask wearing rules that are in place.
Thelen Funeral Services of North Prairie/Genesee is honored to be assisting Clarence’s family.
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