John Logan “Jack” Marcus

July 10, 1941 – July 18, 2012

No services are planned for John Logan “Jack” Marcus, 71, who died July 18 at his home in Basin.

Jack was born July 10, 1941, in Greybull, the son of Albert and Dorothy Marcus. He grew up and received his education in Basin and graduated from Basin High School in 1961. In high school he was very involved in Future Farmers of America and received the State Farmer Degree.

He attended Casper College.

After college he moved back to Basin to work.

He married Catherine Beeson Feb. 18, 1966. The couple lived in Shirley Basin for four years before they returned to Basin to raise their children. Jack worked for the Wyoming Highway Department; he retired in 2007.

Jack enjoyed his work, camping in the mountains, welding, reading and spending time with his family.

He will be remembered for the love he showed for his family and his friends and his keen sense of humor.

His mother and father preceded him in death.

He is survived by his wife Catherine of Basin; son and daughter-in-law, Charles and Pattie Marcus of Edgerton; his foster son and his wife, John and Barb Neves of Gillette; three daughters and two sons-in-law, Michelle and Darrold Killmer of Centennial, Colo., Tammie Brewer of Basin and Tracy and Ted Skovgard of Buffalo; three brothers, Marvin Marcus, Ron Marcus and Steve Marcus; two sisters, Janet Gonzales and Patsy Arndt; 10 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

Memorial donations can be sent to Security State Bank, Box 531, Basin, WY 82410. The donations will be given to the Shriners Children Hospital.