Roger A. Marks, 92, of Wanatah passed away Friday, April 7, 2023, at Lifecare Center in Valparaiso. He was born May 21, 1930 in LaPorte County to Theodore “Ted” & Marie (Grieger) Marks, graduated from Wanatah High School in 1948 and served proudly with the U.S. Army in Germany following WW II. Roger loved nothing more than being a farmer and tending the soil on the family acreage and was able to do so for over half a century.
On December 18, 1971 he married Pauline Cain who survives along with his sister-in-law, Carol Schreiber of Lowell, and 5 nieces: Pam, Cindy, Carol, Sherry, Kathy & 2 nephews: Gary & Scott. He was preceded in death by his parents and two sisters: Barbara Yanke & Bonnie Wilhelm.
A committal service will be held Tuesday, April 11, 2023, 11:00 am directly at St. John’s Lutheran Cemetery, Wanatah with Pastor Terry Wellsand officiating. Memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society.
My condolences Pauline and Carol. May he rest in eternal peace. - Michelle Cannon