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Alvah L. Macer, 93, of Clark

Posted: Monday, Oct 7th, 2013

CLARK — Alvah L. Macer, 93, lifetime resident of Clark County, died Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2013, in the Golden Living Center at Clark.

Visitation will be on Sunday from 5 to 7 p.m. with a prayer and sharing time at 6 p.m. at the Furness Funeral Home in Clark. Visitation will continue on Monday morning after 9 a.m. at the church. Funeral services will be held on Monday at 10:30 a.m. at the St. Paul Lutheran Church in Clark with the Rev. Robin Schaunaman officiating. Burial with full military honors will follow in the Rose Hill Cemetery at Clark.  Military honors will be provided by the Cagley-Smith American Legion Post 60 of Clark and the South Dakota Air Army National Honor Guard.

Alvah Macer was born at Clark on July 19, 1920 to Charles and Esther (Sutton) Macer. He graduated from Clark High School in 1938. He joined the Marine Corp in the fall of 1942.   He served in the Pacific at Tarawa and Iwo Jima during World War II.  

He married Mildred Brekke on May 20, 1945, at St. Paul Lutheran Church. 

He is survived by his children, Carol (Keith) Stobbs of Miller; Rodger (Deb) Macer of Rapid City; Kendall (Renee) Macer of Cloverdale, Calif.; Jennifer (Jim) Aalbers of Harrisburg; ten grandchildren  and 12 great-grandchildren; and special friend, Doris Geise, Clark.

He was preceded in death by his wife; a daughter, Janice Macer and a twin brother at birth. 

Memorials can be made to Prairie Lakes Hospice, Clark American Legion or St. Paul Lutheran Church outside landscaping fund.The Furness Funeral Home in Clark is in charge of arrangements. Visit www.furnessfuneralhome.com.

For the complete article see the 10-05-2013 issue.

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