Melissa Mark 1961 ~ 2004 Melissa Jane Nelson Mark, beloved wife, mother, grandmother, daughter, aunt, sister, and friend, passed away May 29, 2004. She was born May 15, 1961 to Howard and Elaine Nelson. She married Dale Mark on June 13, 1979. Together they had three beautiful children that she adored. She was a loving wife and mother! She had a very quick wit and a great sense of humor. She could always make people laugh and loved teasing her "buddy" Justin! Melissa loved every baby and animal she ever saw, and enjoyed shopping, boating, traveling, and fishing. She was always helping others. Melissa is survived by her husband Dale, daughters Amber (Sam), Aubrey and son Brock (Ashley), granddaughters Aireanna and Kayla, (Bella and Desiree), mother Elaine, sisters Shauna (Skip) Holling, Rebecca, brothers Frank and Jason, her grandma Margie, mother-in-law Kitty, father-in-law David, sisters-in-law Connie (Toni), Jackie (Dennis), and many nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by her father Howard, grandma Avery, grandpa Frank "Ta Ta", and grandma Nellie. Melissa was a special person and loved very much. Her family and friends will miss her immensely. Funeral services will be held on Thursday, June 3, 2004 at 12:00 noon at Wasatch Lawn Memorial Park and Mortuary, 3401 south Highland Dr. Friends may call one hour prior to services.
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Published in Deseret News on Jun. 1, 2004.