Mark Reed Hulet, husband, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather, and brother passed away
peacefully surrounded by his loving wife and family on Friday, July 08, 2022. Mark was truly
the definition kindness and everyone’s favorite good guy.
Mark was born to Nephi James Hulet and Nellie Marguerite Nelson on May 14, 1932, in Milton, Utah. As a young boy his family traveled frequently as his father was employed by the railroad, leaving Peterson Utah, and living in Oregon, California, and Nevada before settling in Ogden, Utah as a teenager. He graduated from Weber High School in 1950. He attended Weber State College obtaining an Associate Degree in Logistics Management. He also attended many management classes at Utah State University and the University of Utah.
Mark retired from Hill Air Force Base after 37 years of service. Prior to retirement he held several senior level management positions, and he received many outstanding and superior awards for his performance.
Mark served with the Utah Army National Guard at the rank of 1st SGT (M-Sgt). When promoted
to 1st SGT he was the youngest 1st SGT in the State of Utah. That same year he received recognition as the Outstanding 1st SGT in the State of Utah. He also received Expert Marksman with a rifle.
Mark loved golfing, fishing, and hunting. He always said he was going to take a day off from golfing and go fishing. He got the coveted hole-in-one at the Montpelier Golf Course, Montpelier, Idaho. He was a master fly fisherman, designing and tying his own flies. He thoroughly enjoyed teaching his wife, grandchildren, and great grandchildren the art of fly fishing. In his younger years he enjoyed archery and rifle big game hunting with family and friends. Mark was an accomplished artist. Many of his oil paintings adorn his home and those of his children and stepchildren. Each grandchild received a special painting of their favorite place from him as a gift.
Mark and Marie played golf and golf tournaments in Utah, Nevada, Arizona, and Idaho. They traveled with their trailer in all western states. One of their favorite areas was the Oregon Coast. They used their trailer to launch their fishing trips to Utah’s high Uintah’s (Browne Lake), Strawberry, the Green River (Utah and Wyoming), Jackson, Wyoming, and Yellowstone areas. Mark and Marie turned snowbirds for several years in the Stafford Arizona area where they played golf all winter.
Mark married the love of his life, Marie Woodward McBride on June 09, 1965, in Jackson, Wyoming. They were later sealed together for time and all eternity on February 09, 1966, in the Salt Lake City Temple, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. Mark and Marie served a mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in the Philippines Manila Mission and California Oakland Missions.
Mark was an active member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints fulfilling many callings one of which was Ward Clerk and Ward Finance Clerk, serving 21 years and five Bishoprics.
Mark was a great example to his family, friends and all that knew him.
He is survived by his wife, Marie, children Gary Layne McBride (Patricia deceased) Kaysville, Cathy M. Hurley, Layton, Cindy Teeples (Scott) Clinton and their children. From a previous marriage are Kristin Young, Arizona, Kathy Ehrlich (Steve) Coto de Casa, California, Mike Hulet, North Ogden,
Utah, Julie Ann Montgomery (Roger) Reno, Nevada, and Nicole Finamore (Brad) North Ogden, Utah. He was preceded in death by Marie’s children Larry McBride and Michael Wayne McBride. Also preceded in death is brothers Max Hulet and Bert Hulet and his sister Beth Hulet
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, July 13, 2022, at the Country Oaks Ward, 2680 E. Cherry Lane, Layton Utah. Friends may visit with family Wednesday from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. at the church prior to the services
Interment will be at the Kaysville Cemetery directly after the service.
Services will be live-streamed and may be viewed at www.lindquistmortuary.com by scrolling to the bottom of Mark’s obituary page.