Houston F. 'Frank' Hallmark

Houston Franklin "Frank" Hallmark, 60, of Marion, and having family members in LaFontaine, died Dec. 31, 2008, at 12:25 p.m. at his home.

Mr. Hallmark was a veteran of the United States Army. He was employed by General Motors in Marion for 30 years, retiring in 2000, and was a member of the Grave Diggers Pool Team.

He was born Dec. 14, 1948, in Newport, AR, to Marion and Rosetta London Hallmark. His mother, Rosetta Woodrow Taylor, survives in Kalamazoo, MI. He married Patsy Green in 1985. His wife survives.

Survivors also include two daughters, Stephanie Hallmark, of Marion, and Stacey (Dave) Laymon, of Kalamazoo, MI; four sons, Steve Hallmark, of Kalamazoo, MI, Wiley (Cindy) Stanley, of LaFontaine, James (Billie) Stanley, of Marion, and Carl (Kim) Stanley, of Marion; three sisters, Rosemary Wessel, of Texas, Betty Joyce (Miles) Fifer, of Plainwell, MI and Teresa Conti, of New Jersey; and 15 grandchildren.

A funeral service was held Jan. 5, 2009, at the Needham-Storey-Wampner Funeral Service North Chapel, Marion. Burial was at Marion General Cemetery.

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