Masonic services by Oskaloosa Lodge No. 14 for Howard "Mark" Lindsay, 87, Winchester, were Monday, Aug. 18, at Barnett Funeral Home in Oskaloosa. Funeral services were Tuesday, Aug. 19, at Reformed Presbyterian Church, Winchester. Burial was at Reformed Presbyterian Cemetery.
Mr. Lindsay died Saturday, Aug. 16, 2003, at the Jefferson County Geriatric Center, Winchester.
He was born April 9, 1916, in Okmulgee, Okla., the son of Joseph Hunt and Goldie (Mark) Lindsay. He had lived in the Winchester area since 1926 and graduated from Winchester High School.
Mr. Lindsay served in the South Pacific and Marshall Islands with the U.S. Navy during World War II. He was a firefighter and security officer at Hercules Powder and Ordnance Plant in De Soto from 1951 until his retirement in 1978.
He married Vera Irene Wagy on Nov. 30, 1940, in Troy. She died Dec. 25, 1990.
He was a member of Oskaloosa Masonic Lodge No. 14 A.F. & A.M., a past master of Jefferson Lodge No. 84 of Winchester, a 32nd-degree member of the Scottish Rite Bodies, and a 52-year member of Davis-Gibson American Legion Post No. 387, Winchester.
Survivors include two sons, Howard "Gene" Lindsay, Independence, Mo., and Dennis Lindsay, Kingman, Ariz.; a daughter, Vicki Alonzo, Topeka; three brothers, Paul Lindsay, Liberty, Mo., and Joe Lindsay and Karl Lindsay, both of Winchester; a sister, Vera Lou Miller, Lawrence; five grandchildren; and a great-grandson.
The family suggests memorials to Jefferson County Hospice, sent in care of Barnett Funeral Home, P.O. Box 416, Oskaloosa 66066.