Julene Marks

Julene Louise Bossemeyer Marks, 96, died peacefully at her home in Niceville, Fla. on Dec. 4, 2021. She was born in Superior Nov. 22, 1925, to the late Fred and Hazel Bossemeyer.

She graduated from Superior High School in 1944 and received an associate degree from Christian College, Columbia, Mo., in 1946. She was married to John B. Marks, Nov. 12, 1953, in a small chapel at Forbes Air Force Base.

After marriage, John and Julene lived in Topeka, Kan.; Riverside, Calif.; Omaha, Neb.; Montgomery, Ala.; Arlington, Va.; Patch Barracks, Germany; Andrews Air Force Base, Md.; Wright Patterson Air Force Base, Dayton, Ohio; Hickam Air Force Base, Hawaii; Bolling Air force Base, Washington D.C.; San Antonio, Texas; Alexandria, Va.; and finally retired in Niceville, Fla.

Julene volunteered at many thrift shops, pantries, her church, and at nursing homes. She was an "Arlington Lady," attending many funerals at Arlington National Cemetery, representing veterans families. In 2004, she was honored to be a "Gracious Lady," hosting the Superior, Nebraska Lady Vestey Festival. She enjoyed sewing, quilting, needlework, and reading.

She was proceeded in death by her husband, Major General John B Marks; son, Timothy Marks; and brother, Alan Bossemeyer.

She is survived by a daughter, Kathleen Krivesti, and grandson ,John Cody Krivesti of New Marshfield, Ohio. Other living relatives include Linda (Bossemeyer) Surline, Frank Bossemeyer, Joel Ann (Marks) Dugas, Aimae and Henry Marks and many nieces and nephews.

 

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