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A memorial service will be held for James Harvey Marks, 79 of Chico, on Wednesday, July 29, 2009 at 11:00 a.m. at the Chico Masonic Family Center. Jim passed away on Friday, July 24, 2009 at Enloe Hospital.

He was born July 1, 1930 to Harvey and Adele Marks in Chico. In 1948 he graduated from Chico High School. Jim enlisted in the Navy in 1949 and served until 1954. In 1951 Jim began his 45 year career in insurance with his father at Marks and Marks Insurance.

Jim was a fifty year member of the Chico Elks Lodge, Chico-Leland Stanford Masonic Lodge, Scottish Rite and Ben Ali Shrine. He was an avid outdoorsman and enjoyed hunting, fishing and reading.

He is survived by his wife, Lynn Marks of Chico; two daughters, Julie (Clayton) Hoyle of San Diego, Heather (Tony) Quilici of Chico; three sons, James Marks III of Eureka, David (Stella) Marks of Walnut, Christopher Marks of Chico; one sister, Marilyn Tonningsen of Walnut Creek; one brother, Tom (Toy) Marks of Chico; and five grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the or the Shriners Childrens Hospital in care of the Brusie Funeral Home.

Condolences may be sent online, www.BrusieFH.com.

Published in Chico Enterprise-Record on July 25, 2009
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