August 15, 1957 ~ January 25, 2015
Mark Eblen, age 57, of East Grand Forks, MN, formerly of Hillsboro, ND died January 24th at the Halstad Living Center under the care of Hospice.
Mark was born August 15th, 1957 to Wilbur and Irene Eblen and grew up on the family farm near Hillsboro, ND. He graduated from Hillsboro High School in 1976. In 1978, he married Marlene Boeddeker. They had 2 daughters and farmed together in the Hillsboro area for 25 years.
Mark enjoyed the many years he spent farming, playing cards, going to auction sales and was known for the mischievous twinkle in his eye. He shared a very close brotherly bond with his big brother Tom.
Mark is survived by his daughters Lacee (Luke) Steinberger of Harwood, ND and Kaila (Mason) Wilner of Argusville, ND and six grandchildren. He felt so blessed and was incredibly grateful for the love and care of his five siblings, particularly during his final months. His siblings include David (Peggy) Eblen of Fargo, ND, Kathleen Heising of Fargo, ND, Sister Patrice Eblen of Detroit Lakes, MN, Tom (Deb) Eblen of Hillsboro, ND and Cecilia (Ken) Cotton of Hillsboro, ND. Mark is also survived by many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, Wilbur and Irene Eblen, his brother Glenn Eblen and his sister Eileen Murdock.
NEW TOWN ND
I was sad to see the death of Mark. I worked with Mark when I was with PCA in Hillsboro. He was a very good farmer. He will be missed by friends and family. I will keep all of you in my prayers. ;
Mesa AZTo the Family of Mark,
I knew Mark from years back. I had not seen him for years, but I have fond memories of Mark. He was such a happy guy. Please know you are all in my thoughts.
Dear family and friends of Mark,
My sympathy during this difficult time. Mark worked with us on a farm up in Argyle about 10 years ago. He was such a friendly fellow and a hard worker. I enjoyed working with him and he did have a mischievous twinkle in his eye sometimes! Our thoughts and prayers he will be missed.;
Detroit Lakes mn MnMark Eblen’s Family, Sorry for your loss two in four months that is a lot to for a family to take! We ‘re Thinking of you with Deepest Sympathy Dave Murdocks sister Glenn and Janice Ellenson;
Moorhead MNSo sorry for your loss! I have many fond memories of Mark from growing up in Hillsboro. May your faith and wonderful memories of Mark help you. You are in my thoughts and prayers! Debi (Rude) Patterson;
Crookston mn Dear family of Mark,
My sympathy and prayers to all of you at this time. I am a relative but did not know Mark but I knew Cece. May God bring you much comfort and Peace at this time.
Sister Dominica Gerszewski728;
Wabasso MinnesotaI graduated with Mark from Hillsboro. We had a lot of fun together being crazy teenagers. I have great memories of Mark. My sympathy to the family.;
Chicago IllinoisTo The Eblen Family:
Sorry for your great loss. I’m sure Mark will be sourly missed. Please be comforted with this scripture in the bible at Isaiah chapter 26 verse 19. It predicts time when the dead will live again! that will happen when Gods Kingdom exercises full control over this earth. Let us all pray for that Kingdom.
Concerned Minister D.W ;
Grand Forks North DakotaMark was a great individual. He always greeted people with a smile that will be missed. God Bless him and I am sure he
is looking down right now with peace in his eyes.;
Audubon MinnesotaI am so sorry to hear of Mark’s passing. I am keeping your family in my prayers.;
Fargo North Dakota David & Peggy, When I saw the \”Eblen\” last name in the Fargo Forum, it kind of caught my eye thinking\” I wonder if this last name could be any relation to you, David\”?
I am so sorry for the loss of your Brother and Peggy, you of your Brother in Law.
All of the Eblen family have my deepest Sympathy. You’re in my thoughts/PRAYERS!
Lacee and Kaila,
I am so sorry to hear about your dad. I will cherish the fun memories from when we were younger. Thoughts and prayers are with you and your families.;
I want to pass on my thoughts and prayers to the family.