Sylvia Louise Clemmensen

Sylvia Louise Clemmensen passed away at the Cedar Valley Hospice Home on Tuesday, September 21, 2021. She was born on September 8, 1938 in Balch, Arkansas, the daughter of William and Elvira (Gentry) Barker.

Sylvia worked at Five Sullivan Brothers as a banquet waitress and did other various job duties. She enjoyed camping and camped at Otter Creek for more than 30 years. Sylvia also enjoyed fishing, playing cards, and bird watching.

She is survived by two daughters; Cathy Vest and Anita (Jerry) Birchard; a sister, Opal Qualls; and numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren and 1 great-great grandchild. Sylvia is preceded in death by her parents, husband Lyle, 2 children, Sylvia Schadle and Daniel Potter; a grandson, Jared Taylor; and 2 brothers, Ralph and Marion Barker.

Parrott & Wood is handling arrangements 319-232-3235. Condolences may be left at


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