Ora L Marks

August 17, 1907 - December 12, 2010
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Ora L. Marks, M.D., age 103, of Towne Square, Merrillville, IN, formerly of the Hammond, passed away Sunday, December 12, 2010. Ora practiced medicine in the East Chicago area for over 53 years before retiring and moving to Merrillville. He was a member of the Woodmar United Methodist Church in Hammond, past president and memberContinue Reading

Marcia Cook Burr left a message on January 1, 2011:
Dear David and Jim, I am thankful for the long life of your dad. Not only did he deliver thousands of children but he was always attentive to his family's, friends' and patients' needs. He delivered my two healthy children, Matthew and Kara. Thank you, Doctor. Growing up in the neighborhood, I will always remember his smile and his love of Pecan Pie. Rest in Peace. Marcia
Sandy Savage Mikhel left a message on December 31, 2010:
Dear David,Jim & Family, We were blessed to have the wonderful parents we had. Your Dad healed our bodies and mine the houses. Your Dad always recognized me when he was walking at TC. And would always ask about my brother John and his family. His mind was so sharp. God was truly good to all of us. Happy memories are the best.
Yvonne Carriedo left a message on December 28, 2010:
I am so sorry to hear of Dr. Marks' passing. I am 73 years old and when I lived in East Chicago as a child he was my doctor. I really liked him. He would always haul out this box of plaster figures and I could take my pick. When I saw his picture in the paper this past summer in celebration of his upcoming 103rd birthday, I recognized him before I even saw his name and it had been over 63 years since I last saw him. Again, my sincere condolences to all your family.
Judy & Jerry Rouse left a message on December 27, 2010:
We felt so privileged to know Ora. He delivered me and our 2 daughters. Jerry golfed with Ora for many years. He talked about his 2 sons and the 2 grandchildren.He will always be remembered for the kind and gentle man that he was!
Rose Soto left a message on December 26, 2010:
Dr Marks was one great doctor. I think of him quite often. Due to him, I'm a cancer survivor but most important he is now at peace with God. He had a long good life at doing what he loved the most. Thank you for my life and my daughter.
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Dr. Chalres Puntillo left a message on December 21, 2010:
Dear Marks Family, Some people are special enough to live forever. Dr Marks is one of the lucky few, his kind soul and giving spirit touched so many and will never be forgotten. May there be comfort in knowing that someone so special, as Dr. Marks will live in our hearts forever. Dr. Charles Puntillo and staff
Geisen Funeral Home left a message:
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