August 21, 1953 ~ April 16, 2019
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.