Mark Allen Beatie passed away peacefully at home August 4, 2011 after a long fight with diabetes.\n\nMark was born in Salt Lake City on August 30, 1957 to Walter Robert Beatie and Leda Allen. He graduated Murray High School in 1975.\n\nMark loved all sports. If we had a question, we always called Mark “Howard”; he knew everything about all sports. He was a long-time truck driver until his health would not permit.\n\nMark is survived by his mother, Leda Allen Beatie; brother, Ken Beatie (Rita), AZ; sister, Laurie Coston, UT; brother, Steve Beatie, UT; sister, Robyn Tatman (Bill), AZ; nieces and nephews, Cherri, Mandy, Brad, Melissa, Chris, Kim, Austin, Kayla and Dylan. Preceded in death by his father, Walter Robert Beatie; sister, Sara Jean Beatie; brother-in-law, Alan Coston; and sister-in-law, Jackie Beatie.\n\nThe family wishes to thank the many doctors, nurses, 911, E.M.T.’s, Murray Fire Dept., hospital staff, Hospice, and Qquirrh Artificial Kidney Center for a lifetime of service to Mark.\n\nIn lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Diabetes Research Foundation.\n\nFuneral services will be Tuesday, August 9, 2011 at 11:00 a.m. at the Riverside 1st Ward, 5425 Allendale Drive (600 W.) Friends and family may pay their respects from 6-8 p.m. Monday evening at Jenkins-Soffe Mortuary, 4760 S. State Street, and Tuesday morning at the church from 10-10:45 a.m. prior to services. Interment: Murray City Cemetery.