Ian J. Clark, 87 of Mt. Prospect, passed away after a lengthy illness December 30, 2017. Beloved husband of Genevieve (nee Kaage); loving father of James (Ann Marie) Clark, DeKalb, John (Lisa) Clark, Bangor, ME and Joseph (Joan) Clark, Crystal Lake. Cherished grandfather of Andrew (Laurel), Kevin (Stephanie), Kelsey, Carly, Marleah (Ricky) and Alex. Dear brother of the late Jean Fleck; brother in-law of William Fleck, Irvin & Muriel Kaage and Eleanor Kaage; fond uncle of several nieces and nephews.

Ian’s career spanned over 50 years in the newspaper business, retiring in 1995 from the Chicago Sun-Times as Circulation Manager.

Visitation 10:00 a.m. until time of Memorial Service at 12:00 p.m. on January 20, 2018 at Christus Victor Lutheran Church, 1045 S. Arlington Heights Rd. Elk Grove Village, IL 60007.

Interment private.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Christus Victor Lutheran Church or Transitions Hospice, 12040 Raymond Ct. Huntley, IL 60142.