John Marckx

Brother, Father, Grandpa, and Golfer

  • High School Senior pic

  • In front of the bread truck ready for his route

  • First Lieutenant USMC

  • John with Marge and their four children

  • John and Marge

  • Hole-in-one!

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  • Born in 1934 in Seattle, WA
  • Schooling in Portland, OR
  • Oldest of six, worked in the family bakery business in production and sales from 1942 to 1956
  • Played basketball in city leagues 1950 to 1956
  • 1956 graduation University of Santa Clara with a degree in business administration
  • 1956 commissioned in the US Marine Corps
  • 1960 MBA from UCLA
  • 1960 travelled around the world visiting over 40 countries
  • 1961 married Marge Romine
  • 1964 to 1969 father to four inspiring children
  • 1961 to 1991 career with IBM in sales and management
  • 1991 to 2001 various sales and management roles in the tech industry
  • Along the way various community activities involving church and sports: Taught confirmation preparation to teenagers and coached basketball in the local youth league
  • 2001 to present – golf and travel
  • Life is about family and the friends you meet along the way.