The Celebration of Life for Mark Kueker, of Verndale, will be held on Friday, April 11, 2014, from 6:00-9:00 p.m. at the Verndale Lions Building in Verndale. Surrounded by his family, Mark passed away at the age of 59, on April 5, 2014 at his home.
Mark Paul Kueker was born on April 16, 1954, to Paul and Lucille (Seivert) Kueker in Aurora, Il. He graduated from Naperville Community High School and found his livelihood as a truss plant maintenance supervisor. Mark married Fran Schmitt on February 12, 1971, in Hannibal, MO. They made their home in rural Verndale where Mark enjoyed horseback riding, target shooting, and hunting. Hours spent with his family is what mattered most to him. Mark was a proud member of the Wadena County Sheriffs Posse.
Mark was preceded in death by his parents Paul and Lucille. He is survived by his loving wife Fran; children Eric (Vicki) Kueker of Verndale and Julie (Chris) Bushinger of Wadena; grandchildren Erik, Sarah and Jase Kueker, and Emma and Charlie Bushinger; sisters Paula (Bill) Dammeyer of Johnsburg, Il and Kathy (Ray) Schwahn of Scottsdale, AZ; along with a host of friends.
Honorary pallbearers will be Bill Dammeyer, Mark Schmitt, Tim Wutzke, Rick Price, Tom Campbell, and Phil DAnna.
Arrangements are with the Schuller Family Funeral Homes in Wadena. (www.SchullerFamilyFH.com)