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John Alvia Marks, Sr
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Birth: Dec. 1, 1922
Peru
Miami County
Indiana, USA
Death: May 15, 2011
Fort Wayne
Allen County
Indiana, USA

JOHN A. MARKS, 88, of Fort Wayne, passed away on Sunday, May 15, 2011, at his home.Born in Peru, Ind., he worked as a manufacturer engineer with General Electric for 43 years, retiring in 1983. He was a member of Quarter Century Club at G.E. Apprentice Alumni Association, 2nd Air Division Association, Miami Indian Tribe of Oklahoma, Southwest Conservation Club, and the Reserve Officers Association. He flew 18 combat missions as a bombardier and navigator in the European Theater during World War II. He retired as a Lt. Colonel from the Air Force Reserves with 30 years of service. He enjoyed fishing and working with his hands building many furnishings including their home. "John loved his family and cherished his grandchildren." He was preceded in death by parents, George and Susie Marks; brothers, George Marks Jr. and David Marks; sisters, Priscella, Mary, and Marcella. Service was Saturday, May 21, 2011, at D.O. McComb & Sons Covington Knolls Funeral Home, 8325 Covington Road, with Pastor Tim Dilley officiating. Burial with Military Honors at Covington Memorial Gardens, Fort Wayne. Memorials may be made to the Fort Wayne American Heart Association or Visiting Nurse & Hospice Home. 
 
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 Parents:
  George Washington Marks (1897 - 1968)
  Susie Mary Mongosa Marks (1901 - 1965)
 
 Children:
  Infant Marks (1951 - 1951)*
  John Alvia Marks (1952 - 1952)*
  Dennis Eugene Marks (1956 - 2014)*
 
 Sibling:
  John Alvia Marks (1922 - 2011)
  George Washington Marks (1924 - 1992)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Covington Memorial Gardens
Fort Wayne
Allen County
Indiana, USA
 
Created by: Leo
Record added: May 16, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 69899691
John Alvia Marks, Sr
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John Alvia Marks, Sr
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