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IN MEMORY

Diana Marks (Peterson)

Diana Marks (Peterson)

Diana Dell (Dee Dee) Marks Peterson

1950-1989

 

Diana Dell “Dee Dee” Marks Peterson was born Feb. 3, 1950 in a small Wyoming town.  Her parents were George J. Marks (originally Myuskovich) and Phyllis Almyra Spurrier Marks.  After her parents moved to Salt Lake City, Dee Dee and her brothers Gerald (Jerry) and Harlow attended Salt Lake City schools.  After graduating from Highland, Dee Dee married classmate Robert (Bob) William Homer  on Oct. 18, 1968 in Salt Lake City.  Dee Dee and Bob had a baby daughter but later divorced.  Dee Dee married Jd Peterson and moved to Texas.  A few months before her passing Dee Dee moved back to Salt Lake City.  On July 13, 1989 she died of primary pulmonary hypertension.  Dee Dee is buried at Wasatch Lawn Memorial Park, Salt Lake City.  [sources: Ancestry, Deseret News, BeenVerified and a family member.]

 

 
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08/27/18 08:23 AM #1    

Sue Draney (Baker)

This is so sad.  I've been reading all the OB's of our classmates that are gone way to young and can't help but be so thankful that we are still here to enjoy and celebrate this coming event.


08/27/18 05:34 PM #2    

MaryLouise Hall (Evans)

Dee Dee and I were very close friends.  I was her maid of honor when she married Bob Homer. I worked for her father George Marks and it was so hard to lose her at such a very young age.  Life is short but her's was far too short.


08/28/18 11:36 AM #3    

Shelley Strong (Olson)

Dee Dee and I were friends from a very young age.  She lived not even a block away and we spent many fun afternoons at her home.  After high school we lost track of each other.  I heard that she had passed away and could not believe it at the time.  Reading it here it makes me sad all over again.  Way too young.  RIP Dee Dee.


09/08/18 01:10 PM #4    

Jim (James) Scott


09/08/18 01:16 PM #5    

Jim (James) Scott

Dee Dee sat across from me in art.  This is a sketch I did of her.  We had a lot of candid conversations.  I was very fond of her and her openness. Real openness is rare. The world shrinks without it.


09/10/18 07:50 PM #6    

Mike Shea

Thank you for that memorial, Jim.  I don’t have words to express what I feel, but with your help, my old friend, maybe words aren’t necessary.  I have not forgotten.


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