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Mark J. Mensing, 60

Jul 27, 2014

Blue Earth Mark J. Mensing, age 60, of Blue Earth, passed away Sunday, July 20, 2014, at Saint Mary’s Medical Center in Duluth.

Funeral Services were held on Saturday, July 26, 2014, at 11 a.m. at SS Peter and Paul Catholic Church in Blue Earth. Rev. Peter Schuster officiated. Burial was in Calvary Cemetery, Blue Earth. Patton Funeral Home & Cremation Service was in charge of arrangements.

He was born April 29, 1954, at Blue Earth, the son of Norbert J. and Selma (Klatt) Mensing. He graduated from Blue Earth High School in 1972, and later attended Mankato State College. On Aug. 26, 1978, he married Mary M. Vosler.

Mark was very dedicated and proud of the work that he and partner Kurt Abel and all the staff at United Builders have accomplished over the years. He enjoyed fishing trips to Canada with friends and family, and most of all time together with his wife, children, and granddaughter, Zoa.

He is survived by his spouse, Mary Mensing, of Blue Earth; son, Paul Mensing, of Rochester; daughter, Nicole (Bart) Oelke, of Blue Earth; sisters, Carol Timmons, of New Prague, Sharon (Steve) Mastain, of Minneapolis, and Diane (Jim) McNulty, of Minneapolis; brothers, Mike (Sue) Mensing, of Blue Earth, and Dan (Becky) Mensing, of Blue Earth; and granddaughter, Zoa Oelke, of Blue Earth.

He was preceded in death by his parents; sister, Linda Tenquist; and brother-in-law, Pat Timmons.

A memorial has been established with UHD Hospice in Mark’s name.

Web tributes may be left at www.pattonfh.com