Mark Alan Townsend Granite City, Illinois Obituary

Mark Alan Townsend

Mark Alan Townsend, 50, of Granite City, Illinois passed away at 12:00 a.m. on Monday, June 14, 2021 at his home. He was born October 3, 1970 in Granite City, a son of the late Frank M. Townsend Sr. and Marcella W. (Jachimczuk) Townsend. Mark enjoyed his days of fishing and hanging with his friends. He is survived by a brother and sister-in-law, Frank and Patricia Townsend Jr. of Edwardsville; a sister and brother-in-law, Patricia and Clint Pearman of Granite City; two nieces, Bridget Townsend and Sophie Townsend; a nephew, Mackie Townsend; many cousins; special lifelong friends, Sam and Barbara Guiethues and their family; other extended family and many cherished friends. In celebration of his life, a graveside service will be held at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, June 29, 2021 at Calvary Catholic Cemetery in Edwardsville. Memorials may be made to a charity of one’s choice and may be accepted at a later date.
October 3, 1970 - June 14, 202110/03/197006/14/2021
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Love, Sam, Barb, Joey, and Jake
June 28
You left a hole in our hearts, and a large impact on our lives.

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Rob &Tami Guithues
June 19
Mark will always be in our hearts

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Everyone at Mills Properties
June 18
Thank-you Mark for your nearly 20 years of dedicated service to Mills Properties. You will be missed.

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Julia Green
June 15
Mark was at my house playing with the boys all the time. He lived across the alley and was like one of the family. I remember what a hard time he had when his parents we ill. He asked for my advice when he got out of school and was job hunting. I felt honored. I wil... Continue Reading
Melody Angle
June 14
Prayers to his family
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Robert Guithues
June 14
I grew up across the alley from this kid named Mark Townsend, from the time we met that day when I was 7 we were close. He embraced my kids as his niece and nephew and me as his brother. I introduced my brother Mark to family and friends and they embraced him. Never a d... Continue Reading