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Mark Owen Darling

Male 1920 - 1996  (75 years)


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  • Name Mark Owen Darling  [1, 2
    Born 2 Jul 1920  Cass City, Tuscola County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Died 9 May 1996  Pontiac, Oakland County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • The Striffler-Benkelman Broadcast, Vol. 7, September 4, 1944, noted that he was honorably discharged from the armed forces sometime prior to their publication date. Vol. 8 of the Broadcast, dated September 3, 1945, showed that Mr. and Mrs. Mark Darling were the parents of Carol Sue, born sometime during the prior year.

      Obituary

      Cass City Chronicle
      May 22, 1996
      Page 10

      Mark Darling

      Mark O. Darling, 75, of Waterford died May 9 at Pontiac Osteopathic Hospital. He was born July 2, 1920 in Cass City to Owen W. and Martha (Mark) Darling.

      He graduated from Cass City High School in 1938 and was a World War II veteran.

      He was retired from GMC Truk and Bus Division after 38 years of service.

      Surviving are his wife, Elizabeth BLACK Darling, a daughter, Carol NOBLE of Waterford; 2 grandchildren; 5 great-grandchildren; 5 brothers, James (Violet), Donald (Joan), Robert (Navetta), Fred (Pat) and Gerald (Sue) Darling; 2 sisters, Mary (Carl) GEISTER and Norma (Clark) CRYDERMAN, and many nieces and nephews.

      The funeral service was held at Huntoon Funeral Home, Huron St. Chapel, in Pontiac, May 11.

      Interment was in White Chapel Memorial Cemetery.

      (Transcribed by Melinda McLemore Strong)
    Person ID I4208  Strong Family Tree
    Last Modified 17 Aug 2014 

    Father Owen W. Darling,   b. 15 Dec 1890, Negaunee, Marquette County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Feb 1969, Decker, Sanilac County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Mother Martha Alice Mark,   b. 16 Nov 1893, Cass City, Tuscola County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Jan 1983, Marlette, Sanilac County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years) 
    Married 19 Apr 1916  Caro, Tuscola County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3
    • The 1941 issue of the Striffler-Benkelman Broadcast showed that Mr. and Mrs. Owen Darling of Brown City observed their 25th anniversary Apr. 19, 1941. The STRIFFLER-BENKELMAN BROADCAST, Volume 26, September 5, 1966, reported that they were honored at a reception at the home of their son Jim in celebration of their Fiftieth Wedding Anniversary. Their eight children and families planned the celebration.
    Family ID F2336  Group Sheet  |  Family chart

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    Last Modified 6 Dec 2007 
    Family ID F9708  Group Sheet  |  Family chart

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  • Sources 
    1. [S492] Peck, Edward Arthur THE TEN BENKELMANS WHO EMIGRATED TO AMERICA Ca. 1850s AND CERTAIN OF THEIR DESCENDANTS, 1982.

    2. [S564] 1930 United States Federal Census [Ancestry.com. database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2002., (Original data: United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Fifteenth Census of the United States, 1930. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1930. T626, 2,667 rolls. Containing records for approximately 123 million Americans, the 1930 United States Federal Census is the largest census released to date and is the most recent census available for public access. The census gives us a glimpse into the lives of Americans in 1930, and contains information about a household’s family members and occupants including: birthplaces, occupations, immigration, citizenship, and military service. The names of those listed in the census are linked to actual images of the 1930 Census.).

    3. [S653] Cass City Chronicle, P.O. Box 115, Cass City, Michigan 48726, Published continously since 1899, archived from 1899 through 2005 at http://newspapers.rawson.lib.mi.us/chronicle/, Thursday, January 27, 1983 (Reliability: 3).