2018-02-22 / Obituaries

Dorothy C. Mark

Dorothy C. Mark, 98, Houghton Lake, died Feb.19, 2018, at her home.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, Feb. 23 at Christler Fu­neral Home, Houghton Lake Chapel, with Richard L. Pettit officiating. Inter­ment will be in Cherry Grove Cemetery, Clare. Visitation will be held the day of the service from 10 a.m. until the time of the service at the funeral home.

Born Nov. 8, 1919, in Saginaw, she was the daughter of John and Lula (Niel­son) Burnell. She was married in Ango­la, IN, Aug. 30, 1949, to Gerald Mark, whom preceded her in death in 1993. She had worked for Hughes Tool Com­pany in California as an executive secre­tary for many years. In 1980 the couple had moved from Owosso to Houghton Lake. She worked as a secretary for the Stuck family at Stuck’s Development Company for several years. She enjoyed her friends at Houghton Lake and the Roscommon County Commission on Aging’s Houghton Lake Center.

Preceding her in death were her hus­band; parents; sisters, Edith, Alice and Ione; and brother, John.

Surviving are several nieces, neph­ews, great-nieces and -nephews and great-great-nieces and -nephews, along with many friends in the Houghton Lake area.

Memorial contributions are asked to be directed to the Roscommon County Commission on Aging’s Meals-on- Wheels Program.

Christler Funeral Home, Houghton Lake Chapel, handled the arrangements.

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