Marks, Michael Clark, Midland, Michigan


Loving husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather passed away on July 3, 2012 at Henry Ford Hospital. Age 64 years. The son of the late Walter W. and Betsy R. (Bates) Marks was born on October 16, 1947 in Saginaw. He served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War and was stationed in Germany. He married Edna L. Lauer on August 4, 1976; she survives him. He owned his own truck and drove for United Van Lines for 30 years. He enjoyed fishing, golfing, playing cribbage and spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren. Surviving besides his wife of 35 years, Edna are his children; Michael (Sara) Marks, Jr. of Bay City, Darinda (Steve) Eastman of Breckenridge, Judy (Gregory) Hilden of Bay City, Michelle Marks of Germany, grandchildren; Michael III, Daniel, Amanda Marks, Matthew, Mark, Patrick, Jerod Eastman, Katarina, Christina, Jorden Hilden and Julian Marks, great-grandchildren Kennedee and Carter Marks, a brother Walter W. Marks, Jr. and several nieces and nephews. Michael was predeceased by his brothers Richard and Thomas Marks and a sister Kay. Friends may visit with the family on Friday, July 6, 2012 from 2:00-8:00 p.m. at W. L. Case and Company, Merrill, where friends may gather for military honors by V.F.W. Post 1859 at 7:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to the wishes of the family. www.casefuneralhome.com