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Madeline Wylie Clark, 99, of Zionsville, passed away on May 21, 2016.
Madeline was born on Aug. 16, 1916, in Bloomington, Indiana, to Redick and Thana Wylie. She received her bachelor's degree from Indiana University in 1937 and later returned to receive her master's degree, which led her into her career as a teacher. Madeline finished her teaching career in the 1960's, retiring from Broad Ripple High School.
She was a longtime member of Orchard Park Presbyterian Church, member of the Shepherd Center in Zionsville, PEO, and The Red Hat Society. Madeline was a great artist; she loved to make ceramics, jewelry, drawings and paintings. She loved to travel and led a long and fulfilled life. She took pride in being the granddaughter of the first president of Indiana University, Andrew Wylie.
Madeline is survived by her son, Redick Horton; stepson, Terry Clark; granddaughter, Ulrike (Renato) Lasic; grandson, Andreas (Kathrin) Horton; granddaughters, Meredith (Robert) Benedix and Bridget (Antonio) Candelmo; and great-grandchildren, Marius, Anna-Lena, Maximillian, Philipp, Israel, William, Benjamin, Henry, Tristan, Zoi and Hali.
She is preceded in death by her first husband, Jack Horton, who passed away in 1949, and also her second husband, Virgil Clark, in 1976; her parents; sister, Louise (Robert) Campbell; brother, Andrew (Elizabeth) Wylie; and daughter-in-law Carolyn Clark.
Friends and family are invited to gather from 1 to 3 p.m. on Saturday, May 28, at the Hoosier Village Chapel, and a memorial service will follow at 3 p.m. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Flanner and Buchanan- Zionsville.
Contributions in Madeline's honor may be made to the World Wildlife Fund at www.WorldWildlife.org.
Published on May 26, 2016
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