Nancy Arletta MCNiff was born July 9, 1937, in Minneapolis, MN to Frances and Wilma (Wirth) MCNiff. She graduated from Columbia Heights High School in 1955. After high school, Nancy met and married Michael Clark on August 18, 1956, until 1994. The couple moved to Strawberry Lake where they ran MCNiff’s Bar and raised their family. The couple sold the bar in 1960 and remained in the strawberry Lake area for a while before moving to White Earth.
Nancy moved to White Earth Lake and worked as a housekeeper for the White Earth Public Health Clinic. Nancy then moved to Fargo for a short time, then Las Vegas for about eight years. She returned to White Earth Lake in 2007. Throughout Nancy’s life she always worked as a housekeeper for numerous different medical facilities where she lived.
Nancy enjoyed horseback riding, and her motorcycle when she was young. Later in life she enjoyed beading, puzzles, baking bread and having her family over to enjoy large meals she prepared.
Preceding Nancy in death were her parents Frances and Wilma; sister Marvel; brothers Russel, Bill, and Gary; great grandsons Michael Wold and Ethan Berry.
Left to mourn Nancy’s passing are her children Doreen Clark (Chuck Hvezda) of White Earth Lake, Kathleen Clark (Jim Fletcher) of Big Cormorant Lake, Daniel Clark of White Earth Lake, Patricia (Charles) Soto of Loveland, CO, Bobbi Jo (Mike) Wold of Fargo, ND, and Janet Clark of White Earth Lake; 10 grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren; and her puppy Bella.