Mark J. Dunn, 77, passed away July 13, 1998 in Nephi, Utah.
He was born September 23, 1920 in Salt Lake City to Reva Hawley and Marcus James Dunn. Married Helen Rebecca Stam on September 21, 1938 in Farmington, Utah. Later divorced. Married Katherine Angell Oberhansly September 7, 1946 in Los Angeles. Solemnized in the Salt Lake LDS Temple on May 5, 1964. Married Lois White Sorensen June 17, 1993. Marriage solemnized June 17, 1994 in the Salt Lake LDS Temple.Served in World War II from July 23, 1942 to November 7, 1945 as a P38 Fighter Pilot flying missions in India, Burma, Malasia and Indo-China. Member LDS Church, Kimball Ward, Salt Lake South Stake, where he served as Scoutmaster, Superintendent MIA, Seventy's President and Senior Seventy's President, seven years on a stake mission as 1st Counselor and Mission President being called as the 1st Stake Executive Secretary, then as Counselor in Kimball Ward Bishopric, then to the Stake High Counsel. Served missions in Winnipeg, Canada, Ghana, Africa, Dublin, Ireland. Was also an Eagle Scout with Silver Palms and a total of 62 Merit Badges. Mark worked as a licensed contractor.
He is survived by his widow, Lois; stepson, Curtis K. Oberhansly, Salt Lake; stepdaughter, Lynne Kay (Jay) Montague, Billings, Montana; daughters, Marva Joyce (Larry) Burkinshaw, Sandy; Patricia Ann (Richard L.) Evans, Sandy; son, Mark J. Dunn III, Salt Lake City; many grandchildren and great grandchildren. Preceded in death by wife, Katherine, daughter, Rebecca Jean McGrail, foster son, Aaron Osife, and stepson, Donald I. Sorensen. He was a special husband and father and will be greatly missed.
Funeral services will be held at noon on Friday, July 17, 1998 in the Kimball Ward Chapel, 2280 South 300 East. Friends may call at the Wasatch Lawn Mortuary, 3401 South Highland Drive, on Thursday, July 16, 1998 from 6-8 p.m. and at the ward on Friday from 10:45-11:45 a.m. prior to services. Interment, Wasatch Lawn Memorial Park.
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