Wagner "Ketchum", Mark T. -
Kalamazoo - Mark passed away suddenly Saturday, November 13, 2021 at his home. Mark was born December 4, 1948 in Allegan, son of the late Harry and Eveline Ketchum and was adopted and raised by Philip Wagner. Mark was a graduate of Lawton High School class of 1967. He was employed by Uniquely Gourmet and was a born salesman with the gift of gab. Mark was an eternal optimist and a friend to anyone. Mark was a very loving and caring man and cherished wearing the hats of husband, father, grandfather, brother, uncle and mentor. Mark was not one to sit still and refused to retire.
Surviving is his wife of 28 years, Luella; children, Emily (Evan) Linnert, Joe (Heidi Stevenson) Wagner, John (Errin Ironside) Wagner, Laura (Carl Hicks) Winsborrow, Barbara (Tom) Wright; grandchildren, Cody, Tyler, Daton, Macayla, Melody, Logan, Evalyn, Olive; great grandchildren, Inara, Mikasa, Navahia, Zelda; stepmother, Ann Snyder; countless nieces, nephews and cousins. He was preceded in death by his parents; siblings, Harry Wagner and Marianne Ketchum, who both passed earlier this year; a granddaughter, April Winsborrow; and niece, Lora Sherburne.
Following his wishes cremation has taken place. Inurnment will take place in East Cooper Cemetery; 7942 N. Riverview Dr.; Cooper Twp., at 10 AM on Tuesday, November 23. The family will meet friends at Gobles United Methodist Church from 11 AM until time of service at noon. Masks will be required. A luncheon will follow. Because Mark loved to feed people and was always thinking of others, the family suggests memorial contributions be made to Christian Neighbors or the Otsego St. Vincent De Paul. Arrangements entrusted to the Gobles Chapel, D. L. Miller Funeral Home, www.dlmillerfuneralhome.com.
D. L. MIller Funeral Home