By HDN staff
Henry V. Marks, 83, died Wednesday, June 2, 1999, at a Havre hospital of natural causes.
Memorial services will be 10:30 a.m. Monday at the Immanuel Baptist Church in Havre.
Marks was born May 2, 1916, at Manhattan, New York, N.Y.
He was a veteran of the U.S. Army Air Corps. While in the service he redesigned the bomb sight used on bombers. He was a graduate of the University of Maryland and received a degree in engineering. He also received certificates from John Hopkins University and Bridgeport Engineering Institute for engineering. He was employed on the Titan Program Quality Control. He was also employed at the Glasgow Air Base in charge of quality control. In his early years he inspected missile silos in the U.S. and at many overseas locations.
In 1971, he married Loretta Daly at Wolf Point. The couple owned and operated a typewriter shop in Malta. He was employed in Quality Control for the Big Bud Tractor Company in Havre. He was also employed by Ellenburg Drilling Company and Baltrusch Construction. The couple later divorced.
Marks was former president of the Society of American Military Engineers for the Richmond Post in Indiana from 1968-1970. He also completed an environmental workshop at Eastern Montana College in 1970. He was an accomplished singer and a harmonica and accordion player. He also held a private pilots license for many years.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
He is survived by a son, Vinnie Marks, of Havre; a daughter, Ann Marie Marks of Havre; and two daughters from a previous marriage.
Memorials will be used for his children.
Holland & Bonine Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.