KIPLING - Mark Joseph Boden, 51, of 9324 Bayshore Drive, Kipling, passed away unexpectedly Friday morning, Feb. 19, 2010, at home of an apparent heart attack.
Mark was born Nov. 26, 1958, in Saginaw, Mich., the son of Joseph W. and Betty J. (Aicher) Boden. The family moved to Gladstone when Mark was 2 years old. Mark was a 1977 graduate of Gladstone High School.
Mark had worked in Rockford, Ill., for two years before returning to Gladstone where he was a meat cutter for Soderman's Meat Processing for 14 years. For the past 10 years, Mark was a section foreman for the E.L.S. Railroad.
Mark Joseph Boden
Mark was a member of the International Brotherhood of Railroad Workers.
He was an avid Dallas Cowboys fan and his hobbies included fishing, four-wheeling and camping.
For the past 25 years, Mark played dartball in the area Dartball Leagues. Mark always enjoyed having a good laugh with his friends.
Survivors include his fiance, Sue Olson of Kipling; daughter, Cyndi (Jake Sanville) Boden of Gladstone; five brothers, Anthony Boden of Cornell, Brian (Debra) Boden of Flat Rock, Greg Boden of Sturgeon Bay, Wis., Jeff (Carol) Boden of Gladstone, Tim (Pam) Boden of Gladstone; three sisters, Karen Boden of Kaukauna, Wis., Heidi Horoshak of Two Harbors, Minn., Rebecca (Wayne) Robitaille of Gladstone; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins; and special dog companion, "Lucy."
Mark was preceded in death by his father, Joseph in 1991; mother, Betty in 2002; and his sister, Rachelle in 1976.
Mark's family will receive friends on Monday, Feb. 22, 2010, from 3 to 7 p.m. at the Kipling Bar in Kipling.
The Skradski-Boyce Family Funeral Homes are assisting the Boden family.
Please visit www.skradski-boycefuneralhomes.com where you can express your sympathy to the Boden family, or to leave a memory tribute about Mark.