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“I was very saddened to hear about Mark. I worked with him for many years and will miss him. ”
1 of 19 | Posted by: kirk hermle - vancouver, WA

“Mark will missed. I enjoyed his unique sense of humor and perspective on things he and I had in common. The world is a little dimmer without him. ”
2 of 19 | Posted by: Gale Emerson - La Center, WA

“BJ,my thoughts and prayers are with you. It was such a nice surprise when he came to my 50th birthday party in Laughlin, he was the one that would...Read More »
3 of 19 | Posted by: Kim insteness - Bellflower, CA

“Sorry for your loss. My condolences to the family. ”
4 of 19 | Posted by: Kevin King - Portland, OR

“May you have the peace that you could never seem to fine in this world. ”
5 of 19 | Posted by: Litschewski - Cascade locks, OR

“My deepest Condolences to his family & closes friends. ”
6 of 19 | Posted by: Efrem Johnson - OR

“We have worked with Mark many years. He was always fun to trade snark with and he truly bested me there. Farewell good soul, I will miss your wit. ”
7 of 19 | Posted by: Ed Chapel - Vancouver, WA

“Mark was good person to work with. Good wit, funny, biting humor! He could be relentless in his inspection duties and what was percieved as "picky"...Read More »
8 of 19 | Posted by: Bob Martilla - Vancouver, WA

“Sorry for your loss. Mark will be missed. John ”
9 of 19 | Posted by: John Harbert - Portland, OR

“I retired on April 12th from Boeing and knew Mark was looking forward to retiring also. I am saddened for him and BJ. We had a lot in common with...Read More »
10 of 19 | Posted by: David Leeth - Boring, OR

“I've known Mark for almost 25 years. He was easily one of the brightest people I've ever known and I had great respect for him as an inspector. On a...Read More »
11 of 19 | Posted by: Sam Ballantyne - Vancouver, WA

“I was fortunate to have Mark as my lead for several years. He was always willing to help, and use his experience to show me how to solve problems. He...Read More »
12 of 19 | Posted by: Ken Keith - Gresham, OR

“Mark, We are sad that you are gone. Hope that your boat is full of your pups that went before you, and that you can't pull in the bass fast enough. ...Read More »
13 of 19 | Posted by: Mark & Sandy Reilly - WA

“Mark and I worked together and were friends since we were both very young and used to get together with the other Vancouver Boeing people many years...Read More »
14 of 19 | Posted by: susan boyle - vancouver, WA

“I've known Mark for almost 25 years. He was easily one of the brightest people I've ever known and I had great respect for him as an inspector. On a...Read More »
15 of 19 | Posted by: Stacy Breunig - WA

“Mark was a great co-worker, and held a one of the top positions as a tooling inspector for Boeing Portland Quality for years. He will be missed by...Read More »
16 of 19 | Posted by: Brian Klein - Damascus, OR

“My Good friend. From the time we got our frist 22s, to our last bon fire together. There is only good memories of the time we spent having fun. ”
17 of 19 | Posted by: Tim Hebert - Chippewa Falls, WI

“Whenever I think of Mark, I remember a night at Ski Bowl in the Blizzard of '80 when the lights went out and we were at the top. We sat in a snow...Read More »
18 of 19 | Posted by: Rick Hodges - Clackamas, OR

“My dear brother I will remember the fun times we had as children, the talks that we shared as adults and I will hold on tight to the love we shared...Read More »
19 of 19 | Posted by: Diane White - Kenosha, WI


MARK WILLIAM BRUNNER September 7, 1958 ~ April 26, 2012 Mark William Brunner, 53, of Vancouver, WA, passed way on April 26, 2012. He was born on Sept. 7, 1958 in Eau Claire, WI to Clarice Olson and William Brunner. Mark attended Chippewa Valley Technical College, (Eau Claire, WI) in 1977-78. He moved out to Portland, OR in 1978 and started working for Boeing of Portland May 1978. He worked as an inspector for Boeing for 34 years. Mark was a member of the IAM (International Assoc. of Machinists) Local 63 and NRA (National Rifle Assoc.). He enjoyed fishing, hunting, assorted water sports, dog lover, debating politics and national fiscal policies. Mark is survived by his wife of 19 years, BJ (Beverly); sisters, Dawn Hamilton (Kansas) and Diane White (Wisconsin); sister-in-laws, Patti Brunner (Iowa), Diane Edwards (Wisconsin) and Jean Edsall (Ohio); many aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Steve Brunner (Iowa); brother-in-law, Jay Hamilton (Kansas); and canine companion, Jade. Memorial services will be announced at a later date. A memorial has been set up at http://Mark-Brunner. virtual-memorials.com.

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