Mar Bennett Heglie, 57, a long time resident of the Phoenix area died on September 4, 2009 of natural causes. He was born in Fargo, ND, the son of Marvin and Marion Heglie. They farmed in the nearby Christine – Colfax area south of Fargo. Mark spent his childhood on the family farm. Tragically both of his parents passed away when he was very young and he subsequently moved to Fargo.
Mark attended Fargo South High School, and graduated from North Dakota State University in 1974.
His extensive real-estate career spanned 35 years; following his start in Fargo, ND, and continued through the remainder of his life in the Phoenix area. Mark was a 25-year member of the Phoenix Thunderbirds and an active participant in their various civic endeavors. Mark lived a full and productive life with a lifelong enthusiasm for travel and exploring new horizons. He will be best remembered as a warm and generous man who loved his family and friends.
He is survived by his daughter Lisa Marvel-Tull, his son Benton Heglie, former spouses Peggy Heglie-Kilbane, Mary Jo Heglie, his 5 grandchildren and nephew Sean Melroe.
A memorial service will be held on Wednesday, November 25, 2009 at 10 in Boulger Funeral Home with visitation 1 hour prior to the service in the funeral home.
Burial will be at Sunset Memorial Gardens