Obit: Capes, Mark Allen #2 (1949 - 2014)

Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon

Surnames: Capes, Kessenich, Luchterhand, O’Neill, Foltz, Jannusch

----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co, WI) 1/15/2014

Capes, Mark Allen (22 November 1949 - 11 January 2014)

Mark Allen Capes, 64, passed away Jan. 11, 2014, after battling cancer and emphysema.

Mark was born Nov. 22, 1949, to Robert and Florence (Kessenich) Capes of rural Owen. Mark grew up on the family farm until moving to Marshfield in 1963. He graduated from Columbus High School in 1967 and later attended technical school in Wausau and Mount Senario College in Ladysmith. Mark married Darlene Luchterhand of Neillsville April 27, 2002. Over his lifetime, Mark worked at various occupations including newspaper photography and semi-truck driving. He retired from working at Marshfield Weyerhaeuser in August of 2002.

Mark enjoyed photography, and his talent has left a photo legacy for his family. He was an avid lifelong Packer fan and a proud Packer stockholder. Over his lifetime, Mark enjoyed traveling through the United States. He had a unique sense of humor and will be deeply missed by his family.

Mark is survived by his wife, Darlene Capes (Luchterhand/O’Neill); two stepsons, Matthew (Jennifer) Luchterhand and Douglas (Heather) Luchterhand; and three grandsons, Damien, Walker and Max. He is also survived by siblings Robert (Rita) Capes of Oakdale, MN, Monica Capes of Wausau, Rita (John) Foltz of Madison, Gregory (Cathy) Capes of Oakdale, MN, and Barbara (Edward) Jannusch of Stratford, along with many other family members.

He was preceded in death by his parents; one infant brother; his brother-in-law, Pat O’Neill; and father-in-law, Lyman O’Neill.           



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