UPDATE: Deputies learned Thursday morning that Marilyn Clark was taken home from the hospital by a friend.  They didn't know until Thursday morning that she had been reported missing.


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Marilyn Clark was last seen after she helped drop her mother off at St. Vincent Hospital at about 7:00 p.m. Thursday. She was reported missing to the Sheriff's Office by family members at about 11:45 p.m.

Marilyn Clark is 74 years old, she suffers from Alzheimer's disease, and is described as:
* 5'8" tall
* 180 pounds
* Gray hair
* Blue eyes
* Wearing blue jeans, red shirt, jean jacket, glasses, and carrying a black purse

Clark accidentally took her mother's purse and identification when she left the hospital. Her mother's name is Lavelle Schmalle born in 1918. It was reported that Clark is easily confused.

Washington County Search and Rescue is assisting Sheriff's Deputies search for  Clark. It is believed she got onto a bus possibly headed toward SE Portland but she could be anywhere in the Portland metropolitan area. She has been entered into law enforcement data bases as a Missing Person Endangered.

Anyone who locates Ms. Clark or has any information of her whereabouts is asked to please call the Washington County Sheriff's Office at 503-629-0111.