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Margaretha Clark

February 18, 1941 ~ December 18, 2020 (age 79)


Margaretha Clark was born February 18, 1941 in The Hague, Netherlands.  She was the daughter of Willy Christian Van Der Paardt and Maria (Van Der Meulen) Van Der Paardt.  She grew up in The Hague and graduated from school there before moving to the United States.  Margaretha worked in the production department for Kodak in Huntington Beach, California.  Her hobbies included embroidery and screen printing along with collecting carousel horse figurines.

Margaretha entered into rest on Friday, December 18, 2020 at the age of 79 at her home in Branson.  It was only hours after the passing of her long-time best friend and significant other, Harry Hodges, Jr.

Margaretha is survived by her daughter Wendy Leach, son, Edward Caldwell, brother Luke Van Der Paardt, sister Willeke Mason along with her grandkids and great-grandkids.

A celebration of Margaretha and Harry’s lives will be held Saturday, January 9, 2021 at 10:30 A.M. at Snapp-Bearden Funeral Home and Crematory, Branson.

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Celebration of Life
January 9, 2021

10:30 AM
Snapp-Bearden Funeral Home and Crematory
1638 East State Highway 76
Branson, MO 65616

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