COLEMAN — Funeral services for Mark T. Griffis, 87, of Coleman, will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2017 at First Baptist Church Coleman, with the Revs. John Stanislaw, Richard Hetzel and Marvin Hale officiating. Burial with military honors and a Masonic ceremony will follow at Valera Cemetery in Coleman County. Services are under the direction of Stevens Funeral Home in Coleman.
He died Saturday, Jan. 14, 2017, at Coleman County Medical Center.
He was born May 6, 1929 in Coleman, to Theo Griffis and Hazel West Griffis. He served his country as a United States Marine and was honorably discharged in 1954. He married Martha Jo Dodson. He later married Mary Stewart July 12, 1987 in Las Vegas, Nevada. He was member of St. Mark’s Episcopal Church.
Survivors include step-children, Dr. Matthew Hausenfluke and wife Jodi of Garland, and Wendy Romano and her husband Mike of Orlando, Florida; six grandchildren, Sujo and Ricka McKee, Sophia, Landry and Anthony Romano and Grace Hausenfluke.; and brother, Bob Griffis of Coleman.
He was preceded in death by a daughter; and a sister, Adelia Griffis.