Natalia Reed Graham Clunk

September 17, 1928 ‒ May 25, 2020

Prospect, Ohio

Natalia Reed Graham Clunk, 91, of Prospect, Ohio died May 25, 2020 at Marion General Hospital.

She was born September 17, 1928 and was the daughter of Clifford and Sarah Genevieve “Jane” Graham of Waldo.

She was a member of Green Camp United Methodist Church and actively attended Bible Study Fellowship.

Natalia graduated from Waldo High School in 1946.  She married William Joseph Clunk March 16, 1947, whose occupation was farming and Natalia took an active part in the operation.  Bill passed away in 1978, Natalia remained on the farm until 2018 for a total of over 60 years.  During these years, she worked for Dr. Stephen Grygier for several years and then became a switch board operator at Marion General Hospital.

Natalia was known for her selflessness, kindness, and generosity.  Her sisters and she enjoyed a very special bond that warmed and nurtured the hearts of our families.

She is survived by her children, Stephen Clunk of Prospect;  Nancy (Dave) Lashey of Middletown, DE;  David Clunk of Lakeland, Florida; Jonathan (Dorothy) Clunk of Prospect; her two sisters, Patricia Agler of Prospect and Vera J. Cooper of Marion. The family would like to give special recognition to Tim Seiter whom Natalia considered family.  Also surviving are 11 grandchildren, 16 great grandchildren; and 1 great great grandchild.  She was preceded in death by her husband and a grandson.

Visitation will be held at Green Camp United Methodist Church (205 Broadway, Green Camp, Ohio 43322) on Friday, May 29, 2020 from 11 am until 1 pm.  A private family service will be held at the church following visitation.  Those wishing to view the service may log onto at 1 pm.  Pastor Josh Freshour will officiate and burial will follow at the Waldo Cemetery.  For those who don’t feel comfortable attending the church service, the family request joining the procession from the church to Waldo Cemetery for the graveside service.

Pallbearers will include Ryan Clunk, Matt Lashey, Mark Lashey, Ben Lashey, Tim Seiter and Dan Gregory.

Memorial contributions may be made to Green Camp United Methodist Church, Green Camp, Ohio.

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  • Nancy, Dave and family,

    I was very sorry to hear of your Mother’s passing. Love and prayers for all if you. Always enjoyed seeing your Mom and her nice smile.

  • We are so very sorry to hear about the passing of your dear mother. Natalia was such a sweet lady and will be sadly missed by many. Love and prayers to the family. Deepest sympathies from the Nutter family.🙏

  • Dean and I are so sorry to hear of your Mother’s passing. You, all, will be in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.

  • I am so sorry for your loss. I am thankful I had the opportunity to meet Grandma Clunk she was a joy. Love you all dearly and will be praying for all of you!!!

    Love you!
    Ashley Davis McDuffie

    We will feast in the house of Zion
    We will sing with our hearts restored
    He has done great things, we will say together
    We will feast and weep no more !!

  • Nancy, Dave, Mark, Matt, Ben and Family
    Our love and deepest sympathy to you.
    We will always remember her visit to Montgomery. She made the best apple pie.

    We love you all
    Eddie and Frances Davis

  • I’m so sorry to see this. I loved Natalia and will miss her greatly at Bible Study Fellowship! She was a very precious lady. My prayers are with you all. My heart is breaking for Pat and Vera. They were quite the threesome!

  • My heart goes out to you, Nancy. So special to have her with you for many wonderful years. Sending love and hugs ❤️💖💗💕

  • We are so sorry to hear of Natalia’s passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time.

    Bob Drollinger family

  • So sorry to hear of Natalia’s death. My heart goes out to the family. Prayers, hugs, and much love to all of you. Leslie and Kevin Legge

  • I’m saddened to hear of Natalia’s passing. I worked with her on the switchboard. She was so sweet, had a wonderful smile and her homemade pies were amazing. May God comfort all of you during this difficult time. God Bless.

  • Nancy, Dave, Pastor Mark and the entire family, our heartfelt condolences and sympathy on the passing of your Mom. Lifting you up in our prayers at this difficult time.

  • I am so sorry for the loss of your wonderful mom but I have been blessed to know her and enjoy her for so many years growing up. Thank you for sharing her love with us and she will always be in my heart. Love you all so much!

  • Nancy, So sorry for your loss. Please know my thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time.

  • Nancy and Dave,

    I was saddened to hear the news of the passing of such a grand Lady. Growing up in the Green Camp UM Church, I counted Natalia as family as I am sure most did who had the opportunity to spend time with her. My love and prayers go out to you and the entire family. God has gained another Angel.
    Kelly and Andreas

  • Our hearts go out to the entire Clunk family!

    Sending our condolences and sympathy on the passing of a beautiful kind and sweet woman. Big Hugs!

    Chris & Laura Flach & Family

  • So sorry to hear of your mom’s passing. She was a very sweet lady .big hugs from jimbob

  • Dear Steve, Nancy, Dave and Jon. Phill and I are so saddened to learn of your mothers death. You all have been a special family to us. We tried to visit with Natalia when we were in Ohio. We have wonderful memories of her. Please accept our deepest sympathy. Your “old” neighbors, Phill and Linda

  • Jon and Dorothy and family,
    My thoughts and prayers are with you. May God be with you.
    Paul & Julie Dendinger

  • What a blessing it was to know Natalia all of my life, and how sad I am to hear of her passing. May God surround and comfort all your precious family. It is a sad time for us here because we will miss her so, but she is rejoicing with our precious Savior in Heaven for all of eternity! My that thought give you comfort and peace. Love to all your family.

  • I was saddened to hear of Natalia’s passing. We worked together on the switchboard and she had a wonderful smile , beautiful style, and was so kind. Thoughts and prayers for her family. May God help you during this difficult time.

  • My sincere condolences to you Nancy and your family. Your Mom always acknowledged Junior and I when we would see her out and about. Such a sweet lady.

  • Jim and I are so sorry to learn of Nat’s passing. God be with all of you. Karen Ruth

  • Your lovely mother will be greatly missed prayers and hugs to all of you.

    Jim Lane
    Donald Lane
    Jack Lane
    Peggy Penry

  • Aunt Nat was a very special person. We will miss her sweet smile and our talks at the reunions. She is in the presence of our Lord and Savior. Our love and prayers are with you all. Love, Jon & Karen and family

  • So sorry for your loss. She was a wonderful person. God bless all of you.

  • To all of Natalia’s family, my thoughts and prayers are certainly with you at this time. Over the many years of our friendship I recall the joys and sorrows we shared. I am saddened by her death but so thankful for the times we spent together. May God bless all of you.

  • Thinking of you during this difficult time, Steve. So sorry for your loss.

  • Dave and all the family. I am so sorry to hear of your mom’ s passing. What a wonderful Christian testimony your mom leaves. I know my mom thought so highly of her as well.
    They must be rejoicing togerther with the Father right now! Blessings and prayers.

    • Thank you Cynthia. She was an amazing Godly women! Thank you so much, and our family appreciate you thinking of us. I hope someday we can visit again.