Born on August 12, 1917, on a farm Southeast of Edina, Missouri, Margaret was the daughter of James Patrick and Mary Mabel Kriegshauser Clark.
On June 12, 1947, Margaret Erma Clark united in marriage with Jerome Vincent Marsot in Edina. He passed away on January 11, 1983.
Erma was a member of Queen of Peace Catholic Church in Ewing, Missouri, where she taught CCD classes for several years was on Parish Council and was a member of the Ladies Sodality. She was a member of the Williamstown Wednesday Extension Club until they disbanded. Her hobbies included cooking, sewing, gardening, writing poetry and spending time with family and friends and her cat, Phoebe. She was also a 4-H leader for many years.
Survivors include her daughter, Mary Margaret (Margee) Marsot of Canton; one sister, Edith Welch of Trenton, Missouri; two sisters-in-law, Beulah Marsot of Keokuk, Iowa, and Marie Clark of Edina, Missouri; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by one brother, Lawrence Clark; two sisters, Leona Moore and Rita Miller; a sister-in-law, Kathleen Van Meter; and a brother-in-law, Edward Marsot.
A Mass of Christian Burial was held Wednesday, July 15, 2015, at the Queen of Peace Catholic Church in Ewing with Fr. Basil Eruo, Fr. Boniface Kasiita Nzabonimpa and Fr. Angelus Minj officiating. Music was provided by Jim Clark, Kyle Clark, and Mary Welch Rogers. Readers were Regina Morin and Larry Clark.
Burial was in Queen of Peace Cemetery, in Ewing.
The family suggested memorials be made to the American Heart Association, American Cancer Association, Alzheimers Association, St. Joseph Catholic Church, Notre Dame Catholic Church, Queen of Peace Catholic Church or Lewis County Nursing Home.
Pallbearers were Jim Clark, Larry Clark, Bill Smith, E.H. Smith, Kirk Briscoe, Terry Fretwell, Brian Munzlinger, Mark Marsot and Bill Welsh and Honorary Pallbearers were Larry Moore, Bob Moore, Mark Welch, Jim Miller, Annie Ogilvie, Regina Morin, Elaine Campbell, Shirlene Zipp, Mary Welch Rogers, Marlena Day, Linda Miller, Barb Smith, Judy Smith and Shirley Diederich.