Clarence Sylvester Hemker, 67, 4652 Oriole Road, Junction City, died Thursday afternoon, March 16, 2000, at River Pines Center in Whiting where he had been a resident since Feb. 21.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Martens/Kundinger Funeral Home in Junction City with the Rev. Stephen M. Mueller officiating. Burial will be in Wisconsin Veterans Memorial Cemetery in King.
Visitation will be from 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral home until the services.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Wisconsin Veterans Home Chapel in King with the Rev. Paul Vanden Hogen officiating.
Mr. Hemker was born July 4, 1932, in Delphos, Ohio, a son of the late Clarence and Mary (Rode) Hemker.
He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War in the 4th medium tank battalion, H&S Company from Sept. 4, 1952, until he was honorably discharged on Sept. 3, 1954.
He was a truck driver in the construction business in Ohio until moving to Junction City in 1977.
He farmed in the town of Carson until entering River Pines.
Survivors include two brothers, George (Helen), Kettering, Ohio, and Richard (Marilyn), Findlay, Ohio; two sisters, Rosie (Robert) Swick, Defiance, Ohio, and Martha Dickrede, Delphos, Ohio; and a special partner, June.