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Posted: Monday, April 7, 2003 10:00 pm | Updated: 11:58 am, Tue Jan 21, 2014.

Clark Richard Saunders, 90, of Turlock and formerly of Lodi, died April 5 at a Stockton rehabilitation center. He was born Aug. 18, 1912 in Minneapolis, and lived in Turlock for 25 years.

Mr. Saunders lived in Lodi from 1976 to 1978 and was past president of the Civitan Club of Lodi.

He was a petroleum distributor for Richfield Oil Co. for 61 years and attended the University of Illinois.

Mr. Saunders was a member of St. Francis Episcopal Church in Turlock and past president of the Turlock Kiwanis Club, where he had 27 years of perfect attendance. He coached Little League and Babe Ruth League baseball programs and played semi-pro baseball for several years.

He is survived by his son, Jack C. Saunders of Stockton; daughter, Marcia Austin Zacharias of Oregon; five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his first wife, Betty Austin Saunders, his second wife, Barbara Young Saunders, and a brother, Paul Saunders.

A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. today at St. Francis Episcopal Church, 915 E. Main St., Turlock. Burial will be at Odd Fellows Cemetery-Mausoleum in Santa Cruz.

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