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Mark Howard Egner

Published On: Dec 06 2012 08:26:34 AM CST   Updated On: Dec 06 2012 08:32:49 AM CST

McFarland-Mark H. "Mark-Mark" Egner, age 50, passed away on December 4, 2012 at his home surrounded by his loving family after a very courageous battle with rectal cancer for the past two years. Mark was born on July 24, 1962 to Jeanette and the late Howard Egner. He was a lifelong resident of McFarland. Mark graduated from McFarland High School, Class of 1980 and went on to receive his degree in Auto Mechanics. He changed careers and went into Heating & Air Conditioning. He worked for Air Temp in McFarland for 26 ½ years until his health declined. Mark was a member of Steamfitters Union #601. His greatest love was trap shooting for which he won many first place trophies and awards. He also participated in the Badger State Games in trap shooting. Mark was a member of the Hope Rod & Gun Club and of the Sons of the American Legion.

He is survived by his loving mother, Jeanette; his brother, Daniel; his sisters, Nancye (Bob) Trapino, Barbara (Tom) Sawyer, Shirley (Amy Schnitzler) Egner, Anne (Penny Bonner) Buol and Diane Egner; his aunts, Elizabeth McConnell and Jo Ann (George) Bernhagen; his cousins, Dean and Dwight Bernhagen; his best friends, Tommy & Dave; his beloved dog, Mattie; many nieces and nephews, other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his father, Howard, infant brother, Keith, niece Amy Egner, maternal and paternal grandparents, uncles, Willard Egner & Edwin McConnell, aunt, Lorraine Egner and cousin, David Bernhagen.Cress_Funeral

A celebration of his life will be held on SUNDAY, December 9, 2012 from 1:00 to 5:00 p.m. at American Legion Post, 534 Burma Road, McFarland . In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the Carbone Cancer Center, Agrace HospiceCare Center, Madison or to the Hope Rod & Gun Club.

We wish to thank Dr. Michael Huie and nurse Sandi for keeping him with us for 2 extra years and a special thank you to Kathy at UW Health and the staff at Heartland Credit Union.

We love you Mark Mark.

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