Our beloved brother, uncle, cousin, nephew and friend, Mark Allan Trusley, 49, a longtime valley resident, passed away on Wednesday, April 27, 2011, at Yakima Valley Memorial Hospital.

Mark was born Sept. 6, 1961 in Prosser, the son of Wilbur Raymond and Mary H. (Bronkhorst) Trusley Sr.

Mark received his education in Prosser. Following his education, Mark began his trucking career for Nick's Hauling Service for several years before moving to Utah. While living in Utah for seven years, Mark continued driving truck working for Jack Parson Concrete Company and James Clark Trucking.

Mark returned to the Yakima Valley in 2004, where he worked for Pre Mix of Yakima and D.R. Brown Trucking.

Mark enjoyed himself with whatever he put his hand to either it be fishing, karaoke, gambling or having fun with family and friends.

He will always be remembered for his great smile and sense of humor.

He was a member of the Teamster Local #760.

Mark is survived by his siblings, Laura (Robert) Smith and Violet Brons, all of Yakima, Myril (Colleen) Trusley, Wilbur (Chary) Trusley Jr. and Janet (Rick) Rivard, all of Prosser, Karen (Robert) Martin and Elvin (Tammi) Trusley, all of Pasco; numerous nieces, nephews, cousins; and two aunts, Elva and Evelyn.

Mark was preceded in death by his parents.

Memorial services will be held Monday, May 9, 2011, at 11 a.m. at Smith Funeral Home LTD and Crematory. Inurnment will be at Lower Valley Memorial Gardens.

Those wishing to sign Mark's on-line memorial book may do so at

Smith Funeral Home LTD and Crematory in Sunnyside is in charge of arrangements.


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