OBITUARY

 

J. MARION VanDeMARK - Manlius: J. Marion VanDeMark, 59, Rock Falls, died Wednesday afternoon in the Peoples Hospital in Peru, where he had been taken a short time earlier, following a heart attack.

Mr. Van De Mark was born May 8, 1901 in Tampico, the son of Fred S. and Minerva Elizabeth Arnold VanDeMark. He was married to Catherine Saltzman of Ohio on Jan. 28, 1938 in Anamosa, Iowa. He was a sales representative for the Occo Feeds Company and was making calls at the time of the attack. He had lived in Manlius for several years where he was employed by the Brown's Drug Store. He was baptized in the Tampico Methodist Church and was a member of Ohio Lodge 814 AF & AM.

Survivors are his widow, one brother Vernon, Dayton, Ohio; four sisters, Mrs. J. B. (Mary) Brown, Manlius; Mrs. Douglas (Ethel) Kohn, Milwaukee, Wis.; Mrs. R. H. La Vonne) St. John and Mrs. Lewis (Fern) Vail, both of Tulsa, Okla. He was preceded in death by his parents and one sister.

Funeral services will be conducted Saturday at 2 p.m. in the Johnson Funeral Home in Manlius, the Rev. Earl Edward, pastor of the Ohio Methodist Church, officiating. Burial will be in the Union Cemetery in Ohio. A memorial has been established by his family with funds to be given to the heart fund.

(The Daily Gazette, Sterling-Rock Falls, Illinois, November 25, 1960 - Friday, page 6, submitted by Melva L. Taylor)

 

 


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