Markwood “Mark” A. Mohler

September 10, 2021

Markwood “Mark” A. Mohler, 71, died Friday, September 10th at Manatee Memorial Hospital in Bradenton, FL following a brief illness.  Mark was born in Indiana September 11th, 1949, the son of Clinton A. and Loleeta “Pete” (Stroup) Mohler.  They preceded him in death.  Mark graduated from Frankfort High School in 1967 and later from Ball State University with degrees in Political Science and Psychology.  He was a member of Sigma Chi fraternity.

Mark worked many years in the insurance business.  Later he moved to Bradenton, FL where he resided until his death.  Mark touched many lives; loved people and never met a stranger.  Mark enjoyed music, dancing and social gatherings.  He loved both fresh and saltwater fishing, taking many trips with friends and family.  He was a sports enthusiast, played youth baseball and basketball and supported youth development in sports and academics.

Markwood lived life with such a positive attitude no matter his situation; he had so much fun with so many people and especially loved his time spent with family.  He made sure everyone had a laugh with a story or lifted spirits with a unique compliment.  He took a genuine interest in people, remembering details from previous conversations, no matter how long ago or how brief.  We feel blessed to have so many memories with him and will truly miss him.  He may also be remembered by his recent involvement with the “Mark & Bark” radio show in Bradenton Florida.  Heaven just became more entertaining.

In lieu of flowers and gifts, family requests that donations be made in Markwood’s memory to the following The Boys and Girls Club of Manatee County (FL) at https://www.bgcmanatee.org/ or The Boys and Girls Club of Clinton County (IN) at https://www.bgcclintoncounty.org/

 

Visitation and Services

Outdoor services will be held at 1:00 pm, Sunday, September 26th, at Green Lawn Cemetery, 496 West County Road 200 South, Frankfort, IN 46041 followed by a celebration of life at the Michigantown Lions Club.  Goodwin Funeral Home, 200 S. Main Street, Frankfort, is honored to assist the Mohler family.  A celebration of life in Florida will be scheduled for a later time in the fall.

Survived by:

Mark is survived by his children; Adam (wife, Kim) of Stuart, Florida and Angie (husband, Ron) of Milan, Michigan.  A sister; Nancy of Colorado.  His grandchildren:  Avery Mohler and Ava Thornton.  Mark is also survived by his former spouse: Deborah Frick; step-grandchildren: Ryan and Amy Andersen; an aunt: Sally Stroup; an uncle: Robert Stroup, along with numerous cousins to cherish his memory.

Preceded by:

He was preceded in death by his parents, grandchildren: Andrew, Abby, and Anna Thornton, aunts and uncles: John Stroup, Gale and Rosie Stroup, Richard and Jackie Stroup, Willis and Jackie Stroup, and Dorothy Stroup.

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22 Condolences for “Markwood “Mark” A. Mohler”

  1. Martiee Vannatta September 14, 2021 at 9:22 pm

    The world has truly lost one of the kindest humans that ever walked the earth. His humor and love put an automatic smile on our faces at his appearance. He was the ” heart whisperer”‘ just to share your hurt with him, your heart felt automatic healing begin. You will be missed my friend, ’til we meet again.

  2. Jacque (Huffer) Douglas September 14, 2021 at 9:48 pm

    Mark was always entertaining. From our days at Riley Elementary to our 50th class reunion he had stories to tell. He would have everyone hanging on his every word and laughing the whole time. The world will be less jovial without his storytelling and great sense of humor. RIP, my friend.

    • Angie Mohler Thornton September 19, 2021 at 3:41 am

      Thank you, Jacque. He was always a great story teller.

  3. Rett Lucas September 15, 2021 at 8:10 am

    Mark a great friend in youth, and news of his passing touches me deeply. Fond memories. So sad will be out of town on 26th.

  4. Sandy (Stewart) Glover September 15, 2021 at 9:48 am

    I am so sorry for your loss. Mark and I graduated together and he was such a fun guy.

  5. Deborah Reagan September 15, 2021 at 9:53 am

    So very sorry to lose another classmate. Mark will be truly missed and his presence will not be forgotten. He was always positive. He made us feel good about ourselves. He was filled with encouragement. A sad loss. Sincere condolences to his family.

  6. Phil and Gloria Crum September 15, 2021 at 5:53 pm

    Sorry to hear of Mark’s passing. Sincere sympathies to all of Mark’s family and friends.

  7. Chris (Danner) Brown September 15, 2021 at 9:54 pm

    Nancy, so sorry to hear of your brother’s passing. I’m sure you will miss him dearly. Will keep you and your family in my prayers.

  8. Steve and Robin O’Neal September 15, 2021 at 10:34 pm

    We extend our deepest condolences to Mark’s family and loved ones. He will always remain in our hearts and our memories. Unfortunately, Robin and I will not be able to make it back to Frankfort for the service and Celebration of Life, but our thoughts will be there with you all.

    • Angie- daughter September 19, 2021 at 3:51 am

      Thank you, Steve and Robin. When he was feeling better in the hospital, he said he was going to get out of the hospital and drive to California. He loved visiting with you both. I am are sorry you can’t make it, but I understand. Love, Angie

  9. John Doan September 16, 2021 at 11:43 am

    Our deepest sympathy to Mark’s family, and his many friends. Mark was one of a kind, a good friend since grade school, and one who could light up a room with his warm, outgoing personality and good humor. He will be sorely missed by all who knew him…it was so nice catching up with him at our 50th reunion, even for a brief visit. I am still trying to figure out what a goat rodeo is, RIP, friend, Mark…

    • Angie- daughter September 19, 2021 at 3:56 am

      Thank you, John. We will miss his humor, never heard of a goat rodeo. Lol.

  10. Louise (Mills) Smith September 16, 2021 at 2:55 pm

    Fun memories of Mark all the way through school together always a smile on his face. May everyone have wonderful memories to sustain you at this time.

  11. Gary Kerwin September 21, 2021 at 8:12 am

    Mark was a neighbor for 8 years, and he was like a brother. When he needed help I was there. Now he decided to be with God and become an angel. His knowledge, God would want him on the counsel of hosts, may be an archangel. Have a great new life in Heaven Mark.

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