In Memory

Mark "Skip" Donelson - Class Of 1970


Mark "Skip" Alan Donelson, age 62, of Crown Point, IN passed away peacefully on Wednesday, July 15, 2015.

Skip is survived by his 3 children: Mark Donelson, Jr.; Ashlee Ann Donelson; and Joshua Mark Donelson; longtime friend and mother of Ashlee & Josh: Lori Donelson; former wife: Charlotte Dahl; brother: Joe Donelson; sister: Sandy (Grant) Fussell; several nieces and nephews; and faithful pet companion: Midas.

Skip was preceded in death by his parents: Wendall & Betty (Fasel) Donelson; brother: Michael Jerome Donelson.

Friends may visit with the family on Saturday, July 18, 2015 at Geisen Funeral, Cremation & Reception Centre, 606 E 113th Ave, Crown Point, IN 46307 from 4:00 PM until the time of the Funeral Service at 6:00 PM with John Starr officiating. Services will conclude at the funeral home with cremation to follow.

Skip worked at U.S. Steel as a Shift Manager for 40 years. He was a member of Adventure Christian Church in Crown Point. He enjoyed bowling, riding his motorcycle and was an avid Blackhawks and White Sox fan.

In lieu of flowers, donation may be given to Adventure Christian Church, 1404 E Joliet St, Crown Point, IN.

For information call (219) 663-2500 or visit to sign Skip’s online guestbook.

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