Mark Gordon “Sharkey” DehnerApril 3, 2012
Mark Gordon “Sharkey” Dehner, 74, of Burlington, died at his residence on Tuesday morning, April 3, 2012.
Born on March 18, 1938 in Burlington, Iowa, he was the son of Paul A. and Margaret Elizabeth Kern Dehner. He married Annalee Wiemer on June 17, 1961 in Burlington, Iowa.
Mark served in the U.S. Marine Corps. He was owner/operator of Dehner’s Seed & Supply. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and gardening. He was a Green Bay Packers fan, Iowa Hawkeyes fan, Los Angeles Lakers fan and a member of the Cascade Boat Club. He was a member of SS. John & Paul Catholic Church.
He is survived by his wife, Annalee; one son, Mark A. Dehner of Howell, Michigan; two daughters, Melinda (Scott) Brueck of Urbandale, Iowa and Michelle (Nick) Crow of Urbandale, Iowa; six grandchildren, Cameron & Parker Brueck, Bella & Eli Crow and Meagan & Mason Dehner; two brothers, David Dehner of Burlington, Iowa and James Douglas Dehner of Fayetteville, Arkansas; three sisters, Marilyn Fedele of Ringwood, New Jersey, Linda Breen of Lincoln, Nebraska and Chris Thomson of Sperry, Iowa; several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents and one sister, Gloria.
The Funeral Mass for Mark Gordon “Sharkey” Dehner will be held on Tuesday, April 10, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. at St. Paul Catholic Church, Burlington, Iowa. The Celebrant will be Fr. Anthony J. Herold. Special music will be provided by the Des Moines County Resurrection Choir. Interment will be in Sacred Heart Cemetery. Military rites will be conducted by the Burlington Area Veterans Honor Guard.
The family will receive friends in Prugh’s Chapel on Monday evening from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m. in Prugh’s Chapel.
A memorial has been established in memory of Mark Dehner.