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Mark Lemenager of Sutter, CA was born on December 27, 1949 and passed away on August 26, 2015 at the age of 65.

Mark was a lifelong resident of the Yuba - Sutter area and was a co-owner and operator of the 69 Ranch. He was an active member of the local community serving many years on the Brittan Elementary School Board. He also was a member of the Sutter Buttes Cross Committee and enjoyed supporting our local 4-H and FFA youth. Mark volunteered many hours during the summer time at the Yuba-Sutter Fairgrounds livestock barn area.

He graduated from Brittan Elementary School, Sutter High School, and attended both Colorado State University and Chico State University. Mark was a member of both the Sutter Buttes 4-H Club and the Sutter FFA. While in high school, Mark was also a member of both the 1965 and 1966 undefeated S.V.L. Championship football teams. He also played basketball and in 1966 and 1967 set the school records for blocked shots and rebounds. Following high school, Mark was recruited to play basketball at Colorado State University. He played one season of basketball at Colorado State and then transferred home to attend Chico State where he majored in Agriculture.

Mark is survived by his wife of 39 years, Gayle Lemenager and their two children Courtney Lemenager and Joe Lemenager (Erika). He also has one grandchild, Ryleigh Lemenager. Survivors also include his mother, Gerry Lemenager; sisters Lila and Carol Lemenager; brother Ned Lemenager (Debbie) and their two children Lee and Andy Lemenager. Mark was preceded in death by his father Austin Lemenager.

Graveside services will be held at the Sutter Cemetery on Tuesday, September 1, 2015 at 10:00 a.m.

In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to the following: Sutter Buttes 4-H Club, 142 Garden Hwy., Yuba City, CA 95991; Sutter High FFA, P.O. Box 498, Sutter, CA 95982 or the Yuba-Sutter Fair Barn Fund, 442 Franklin Ave., Yuba City, CA 95991.

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Published in Appeal Democrat from Aug. 29 to Aug. 31, 2015
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