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Cecilia M. Clark

August 29, 1945 - May 05, 2020



Cecilia M. Clark of Cadillac passed away Tuesday afternoon, May 5, 2020 at Munson Healthcare Cadillac Hospital. She was 74.

Cecilia was born on August 29, 1945 in Owosso, Michigan to Joseph Frank and Helen Ann (Kussy) Cebulski.

Her father died at a young age and Cece was raised by her foster parents, Lou and Pat Nasser. She graduated from St. Paul High School and went on to graduate from nursing school in 1966 in Flint. Cece began her career in nursing and was at Mercy Hospital in Cadillac for 41 years. While continuing to work and raise her family Cece went back to school and earned her bachelor’s degree.

Cece was a faithful member of Saint Ann Catholic Church in Cadillac and volunteered regularly at the Stehouwer Free Clinic. She loved gardening, reading, baking and cooking, especially for family meals. Cece also enjoyed crocheting and was a talented seamstress, creating dozens of quilts.

On June 17, 1967 at Saint Paul Catholic Church in Owosso she married Robert L. Clark and he survives her along with their children, Debbie (Shawn) Rensberry of Cadillac and Jeff Clark of Schoolcraft; her favorite grandson, Hunter; foster mother, Pat Nasser Aldfredson of Pentwater; siblings: Joseph (Shelva) Cebulski of Owosso, Linda Watson of Pentwater, Barb (Mark) Snyder, Patti Rumrill, all of Owosso, Jerry (Viki) Nasser of Pentwater and Elaine (Steve) Reed of Owosso and their Shih Tzu, Sparty.

She was preceded in death by her parents, foster father and a son, Jeremy in 2000; a brother, Robert and a sister Mary Nasser.

The Private Mass of Christian Burial will be held at Saint Ann Catholic Church in Cadillac with Rev. Fr. Michael Janowski as celebrant. A public memorial service will be held at a later date. Friends may meet the family in small groups for brief visits Thursday, May 7, 2020 from 6:00 to 8:00 PM at Peterson Funeral and Cremation Services in Cadillac. In accordance with Gov. Whitmer's newest executive order, face coverings are now required in all public enclosed spaces, visitors will be required to have a mask. Burial will take place at Mount Carmel Cemetery in Cadillac.

Memorial contributions may be made to American Cancer Society or Hope Lodge of Grand Rapids. An online guestbook is available at

Guest Book

  • Terry and Nancy Haas - May 6th, 2020 3:55 pm

    "You will continue to be in our thoughts and prayers."

  • The Loy and Brown Familys - May 6th, 2020 5:08 pm

    "Thinking of you Jeff and your family at this time. Thoughts and prayers to all of you!❤"

  • Matthew Long - May 7th, 2020 4:00 am

    "It was my privilege to know and work with Cece."

  • Julie Cebulski - May 7th, 2020 6:21 am

    "Aunt Cece was one of the kindest people. From the moment I started dating my husband (her nephew and Godson), I was always "her niece". She was strong, fiercely loving, and extremely generous. She was strong in her Catholic faith and helped me to be stronger in mine. I will miss her terribly but my heart is comforted when I think of her in the light of Jesus and with Jeremy forever. I love you so much Aunt Cece!"

  • RANDY A MERRITT - May 7th, 2020 2:35 pm

    "Our condolences, from my family to yours. Cece was a wonderful women and I have fond memories of visiting and playing at your home with Jeremy. She was one of the kindest women I have known."

  • Julie Dulaney - May 7th, 2020 5:37 pm

    "Cece was one of my nurse mentors at Mercy Hospital. She was a knowledgeable and compassionate nurse. I admired her strength and wonderful relationships with her husband and family. I am fortunate to have known her. "

  • Tamara Swanberg - May 7th, 2020 7:45 pm

    "Dear Bob and family, our thoughts and prayers go out to you at this most difficult time. Cece is certainly one sweet nurse we will not forget. God bless you all. Tam and Chuck and family"

  • Joyce Karwowicz - May 8th, 2020 9:13 am

    "To Bob and the entire family of Cece, Our family would like to offer our sincere condolences on the loss of a special person. May it bring you comfort that Cece is in the loving arms of God and will always be watching out for those she loved and treasured. Please know all of you will be in our prayers for strength during this very difficult time. The Karwowicz Family (sister of Fr. Micheal)"

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