Mark Simenson

mark simenson
Mark D. Simenson passed away on Tuesday, April 16, 2019 at Sanford Hospital due to diabetic complications. He was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in September 2018. Mark was born on August 21, 1953 in Fargo, ND to Donald and Phyllis (Thoen) Simenson. He grew up in Horace, ND and graduated from West Fargo High School in 1971. Throughout most of his life, Mark worked in trucking and was able to travel all over the country. Mark was an avid sports fan and loved watching any and all sports. He was a lifelong Bison football fan and followed the NDSU Bison football team as a member of the Road Warriors for many years. He also enjoyed hunting, fishing, playing cards, tailgating, relaxing at the lake and spending time with friends and family. He was a beloved son, brother, uncle, nephew and friend to many. Mark had a heart of gold and will be deeply missed by all who knew and loved him. Mark is survived by his mother, Phyllis, Fargo, ND; brothers, Dale (Barb), Mapleton, ND, Scot (Kaye) Fargo, ND; sister, Mary, Fargo, ND, brother-in-law Curt Egge, Meza, AZ, and nieces, Angela (Derek) Wanzek, Lindsey, Abby, nephews, Jason (Taylor) Simenson, Matthew (Sadie), aunts uncles and cousins. He was preceded in death by his father, Donald Simenson and sister, Lisa Egge. Visitation will be from 10a.m. – 11a.m., followed by the memorial service at 11 a.m., Tuesday, April 23, 2019 at Messiah Lutheran Church in Fargo. Dress in casual clothes and feel free to wear your favorite Bison shirt.

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  1. Phyliss and Family, So sorry to hear of Mark’s passing, when you lose someone you love you gain and Angel!

    With Heartfelt Sympathy,

    Alan & Bev

  2. Mark you were a great person and we had many a fun time in our younger days. May you Rest In Peace . You will be missed old family friend.

  3. My heart is sad…we shared many good times. My thoughts and prayers to Marks family and friends, he will be missed by many. Rest In Peace my friend😥❤️

  4. Mark has been a good friend over the past 50 years. Would see each other at the antique car shows every September when we went home. Mark, give a big hug to your sister, Lisa for me. God Bless You.

  5. Jody and I are so sorry to hear the news of Mark’s passing. Our prayers are with you. He certainly will be missed!

  6. Sorry to hear mark passing he was a great man and he will be missed very much . R.i.p. mark, curt meyer

  7. Phyllis and entire Simenson Family, We are so sorry for your loss. You are in our thoughts and prayers at this very sad time. I’m sure Mark and Lisa are together up in Heaven playing jokes on everyone there and making everyone smile and laugh like they did on earth. Our hearts go out to all of you.

  8. Phyllis and family. I’m so sorry to read about Mark. My thoughts and prayers are with you all. Mark was sure fun to have as a friend. God bless
    Kari Christianson

  9. Phyllis, Dale, Mary, Scott and family. My heartfelt sympathy to all of you in the passing of Mark. Our families shared good times and have many memories. May he rest in peace.
    May God Bless you with comfort and peace.

  10. My prayers to the family of Mark. He was a special person and friend. He is at peace with our Lord in heaven. It is a beautiful place. God Bless your family, friends.

  11. I am so sorry to hear of Mark’s passing. I have so many great memories of Mark. My thoughts and prayers are with you all. RIP Mark.

  12. Growing up with Mark in Horace , I. always admired his attitude and his out look on life. About 18-20 years ago I ran into Mark at the bowling alley in West Fargo, my brother Art pointed Mark out to me so I went over to chat . He asked if I was Larry, I told him I was the other
    Larry. We had a good laugh over that one. He was a good man , God Bless

  13. Phyllis and family, my heart aches for you today. Mark was a good friend to my older siblings. He was kind to me and I looked up to him. I’m praying for God’s comfort and hope for each of you as you walk this road. Much love to you all.

  14. My prayers are with all of Mark’s Family,, every once in awhile I would see him at VFW West Fargo.. . . Gods Strength To help you through your loss… 🙏

  15. Phyllis, So sorry to hear of Marks passing. I know it’s got to be tough to lose a child. I pray God will put his arms around you and comfort you.

  16. Mark,

    Goodbye and see you later sir. You were there for me whenever I needed. I’ll miss the check-ins and the hope all is well calls. You taught me so much in my life. From the first family xmas you spent to the last NFL game we watched together, you were my friend and I will miss having you in my life.
    But, it is a see you later. Why? Because I know you will be my side until we see each other again.

    Thanks Uncle Mark!


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