San Francisco Chronicle - (Sunday)
Mark Dee Putterbaugh
February 5, 1955 ~ April 26, 2021
Late of Burlingame and San Mateo County resident since 2000, peacefully entered into rest in Redwood City on Monday, April 26, 2021. Pre-deceased by his parents Otis and Helen Putterbaugh in Indiana. Dear brother of the late James Putterbaugh, Mick Putterbaugh (his late wife Jane and current wife Ana) of Fort Myers, Florida and Sherry Otto (her husband Ronald) of Greentown, Indiana. Cherished uncle of Matthew Putterbaugh (his wife Kim), Christopher Putterbaugh and J.R. Otto.
A native of Rochester, Indiana, age 66 years.
A well known Funeral Director and accomplished embalmer, cosmetician, hair dresser and life agent. Formerly employed with Halsted N. Gray - Carew & English Mortuary in San Francisco, Johnson’s in Morgan Hill and for the past 21 years a valued member of the Chapel of the Highlands Funeral & Cremation team in Millbrae. Additionally recognized as a talented musician, active in the theater organ community and especially renowned for his performances at San Francisco’s Castro Theater. He is deeply missed by his family, many devoted friends and his Chapel of the Highlands colleagues.
Services are private. Inurnment will be at Athens Cemetery in Athens, Indiana.
His family appreciates donations in Mark’s memory to Mission Hospice at www. missionhospice.org/donate or to the American Cancer Society at www.cancer.org.