July 1, 1933 ~ February 17, 2019
Jon Clark, husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather, passed away peacefully on Feb. 17, 2019. He was preceded in death by his adored wife Margaret.
Jon was a 3-sport athlete at East High School in Sioux City, Iowa. After two years at Morningside College and a two-year stint in the U.S. Army, Jon wed Margaret. Shortly after daughter Kelly was born in 1960, they moved to Denver and son Jay followed in 1963.
Jon enjoyed a 25-year career at his beloved Denver Post, as well as brief stints with Tucson Newspapers, Inc., and the Rocky Mountain News.
Jon was proud to be a founding father of Broncos Country as a season ticket holder since 1961 and former president of the Broncos QB Club. He also loved the Rockets, Bears, Spurs, Nuggets, Rockies (hockey), Avalanche, Rockies (baseball), all of Colorado’s college football teams, and he kept a soft spot for the Iowa Hawkeyes.
He is survived by his daughter Kelly (husband David Belue), son Jay (wife Jill), grandchildren Natalie (husband Scott Andersen), Jay (wife Jill), Jacob, Ellen and Molly and great grandchildren Abby, Luke, Justin and Jon.
A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m., Monday, Feb. 25 at the Horan and McConaty Family Chapel, 5303 East County Line Road, Centennial. In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to the Gold Crown Foundation, 1743 Wazee Street, #300, Denver, CO 80202.
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