It is with great sadness that the Garden Grove Police Department advises you of the passing of former Police Cadet Mark Hounsell as the result of a single vehicle rollover on October 17, 2015. Mark was an employee of the Garden Grove Police department from 1990-1994. Since 2007, Mark had served as a Police Officer for the South Lake Tahoe Police Department. Mark, his wife, his wife’s friend, and Mark’s four children were returning from a family trip when they were involved in a single car rollover accident near Fallon, Nevada. In addition to Mark and his wife Jeanne, the adult family friend also died from injuries sustained in the crash. All of the children had varying degrees of injury, but are expected to recover. Please keep the Hounsell family in your thoughts and prayers during this challenging time.
South Lake Tahoe Police Statement:
"It is with deep sadness and sorrow that we inform our South Lake Tahoe community and others of the passing of Officer Mark Hounsell and his wife Jeanne. Mark served the Citizens of South Lake Tahoe as a Police Officer since May 19, 2007. This tragedy shocks the entire Police Department, Mark’s friends and all who knew this fine family.
If you would like to show your support for the family, please use the link below to contribute to the Go Fund Me Account set up for the Hounsell Children.
Thank you, The Garden Grove PA