Mart Rockne


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Mart Rockne Clem

Dec 30 1946 - Sep 14 2008

Mart Rockne Clem, age 61, of Terrell, Texas, passed away September 14, 2008. He was born December 30, 1946, in Dallas, Texas, the son of Charles Rockne and Ruth Francis (Ferrell) Clem. He grew up in the Pleasant Grove area of Dallas and served his country in the United States Navy. On April 17, 1970, he married Carolyn Wiggins in Dallas, Texas. Mart worked for L3 Communications at Alliance Airport for over twenty years. He enjoyed hunting and fishing and was a member of Urban Park Assembly of God Church. He is survived by his wife of thirty-eight years, Carolyn; son, Mart Clem and his wife JoAnn of Mesquite, TX; daughters, Mary and Margaret Clem, both of Elmo, TX; mother, Ruth Francis Godwin of Dallas; brothers, Charles Clem of Dallas and Donald Clem and his wife Sandra of Dallas; sister, Loretta Mealey of Nassau, New York; grandchildren, Phillip Overdirth, Wyatt Clem, Jerrell Gomez, Daniela Gomez, Jenea Gomez Melanson and her husband Donnie, and Juan Gomez and his wife Clara; great-grandchildren, Hanna, Rachel, Amber and Audrey; and a host of other family and friends. He was preceded in death by his father. Funeral services will be held at 10:00 AM, Thursday, September 18, 2008, at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Chapel with Rev. Wayne Brashear officiating. Interment with military honors will follow at Ridgeview Memorial Park. The family will receive friends during a visitation at the funeral home on Wednesday evening beginning at 6:00 PM.
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