Gordon John Marks, age 92 of St. Peter and formerly of White Bear Lake and Bloomington, passed peacefully on Monday, August 21, 2023 at Rivers Edge Hospital, St. Peter surrounded by family.
Private family services will be held. Condolences for the family can be left at www.saintpeterfuneralhome.com.
Gordon was born February 15, 1931 in Vesta MN to John and Esther (Werner) Marks. He graduated from Centerville High School in 1950. He was introduced to June Caroline Beck at a movie theater and they were united in marriage on May 31, 1953. As newlyweds, he and June lived in St. Paul, White Bear Lake and Mendota Heights. Gordon was employed by Northwest Airlines as a mechanic for 39 years before retirement. He enjoyed fishing, fixing things, airplanes, and especially family.
Gordon is survived by children, Michael Marks, Linda (Gordon) Skiba, and Dale (Angela) Marks; grandchildren, Jason (Ashley Wise) Marks, Christopher (Cristina Sempio) Marks, Nathaniel Marks, and Ethan Marks.
He was preceded in death by his wife, June Marks in 2021 and son, Jeffrey Marks.