Wednesday, June 12, 2013

John Mark Shenk


    John Mark Shenk, 63, of Fairfield, passed away on June 1, 2013, in Dunnigan, Calif.  A viewing was held on Monday, June 10, at  Rost Funeral Home, McMurtrey Chapel in Mountain Home.
    Mark was born in Indian Cove, Idaho, to Amos and Veola Shenk on May 24, 1950. He graduated from Glenns Ferry High School in 1968. Mark married Debbie Houfburg on Jan. 5, 1973; they were a loving, lifetime couple for 40 years.
    Mark had several occupations but his true passions were family, music, photography, antiques and the outdoors.
    Mark is survived by his wife, Debbie Shenk; sons, Aaron (Kyoko) and Dustin (Natasha) and daughter, Megan (Colin); grandchildren, Andrew, Kyara, Klaire, Cole, Nela, Alexandra and Annabelle; brothers, Steve, Mervin (Tami), Dick (Erma) and Chuck (Jessie); the Houfburg family, Carl, Janet, Kevin (Lynn) and Pamela; his loving nieces and nephews and numerous other relatives, friends and band mates.
    A celebration of his life will be held in July.




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