Mark Louis Wodlinger

Mark Louis Wodlinger of Jacksonville, Florida (born July 13, 1922) passed away July 17, 2018 at the age of 96.
While born in Jacksonville and raised in Ocala, Mark spent much of his life in Kansas City, Missouri; and, later, Naples, Florida. He moved to Gainesville, Florida in 2002.
Mark graduated from the University of Florida while serving in the Naval Air Corps. While attending UF he played tight end for the Gators. He enjoyed a distinguished career in broadcast media that spanned several decades. His involvement and influence in both the television and radio industry were legendary.
Mark lived life to its fullest. Travel, boating, and spending time with family were among his favorite things to do. He loved spending Summers at his family’s vacation home in Michigan.
Most importantly, Mark will be remembered as a friend to all. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, and great grandfather who shall forever be missed.
Mark is survived by his wife of 24 years, Marilyn Wodlinger; as well as his five children: Kevin Wodlinger (wife Jennifer), Michael Wodlinger (wife Tracy), Stephen Wodlinger (wife Kathy), Mark Wodlinger II, and Jacqueline Hohl (husband Horst). In addition, he is survived by his six grandchildren: Jack, Anne, Sarah, Aimee, Hugh, Emma, and two great grandchildren. Finally, Mark is survived by Marilyn’s son Jonathan Birk (wife Cindy), and their two children (Hunter and Jenna).
Services will be held at All Saints Anglican Church (12880 NW 39th Avenue) on July 22, 2018 at 4:00 pm.
Family and Friends are invited to gather and celebrate Mark’s life after the service at a venue to be determined.

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