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Mark Thomas Wychor, 28, joined his beloved savior, Wednesday, December 9, 2020. Mark was born May 29, 1992 in Fargo, ND to Matthew and Jane Wychor. Mark was proud to be a Moorhead Spud and Concordia Cobber. He was captain of the football, wrestling, and track teams his senior year of high school, then all conference nose guard at Concordia. While ferocious on the mat and field he was a gentle giant; known for his infectious smile, no boundaries compassion and heartfelt hugs. Mark had the gift of demonstrating unconditional love to all he met. He used this gift at his job with Solutions and later with the Moorhead School district. He made a difference in so many kids lives. Mark met the love of his life, Izzy Plankers at the school. They were united in marriage on December 31, 2017. They had three fur babies – George, Abraham and Opal, who loved and miss Mark greatly. Mark is survived by his wife, Izzy of Moorhead, MN; his parents, Matt and Jane of Glyndon, MN; his brothers – John (Brittney) of Duluth, MN; and Tommy of Brainerd, MN. Also surviving are his in-laws, Tom and Maribeth Plankers of Moorhead; Blake (Megan) of Moorhead; his nephews – Elliot and Jackson Wychor, and Tristan and Kellen Sundet; his niece, Lucy Plankers; his grandpa, Jim Wychor; many beloved aunts, uncles, cousins, and dear friends; and his beloved dogs – George, Abe and Opal. Funeral Service: 2 PM Sunday, December 20, 2020 at Our Redeemer Lutheran Church in Moorhead – with visitation one hour prior Prayer Service: 4 PM Saturday, December 19, 2020 at Boulger Funeral Home in Fargo – with visitation continuing until 8 PM Both services will be live streamed on the funeral home website for those not able to attend. Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Boulger funeral Home and Celebration of Life Center in Fargo. To sign the online guest book, please visit our website at

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  1. I was so saddened to learn of Mark’s passing. Although I was not fortunate enough to have met Mark, I remember how happy Matt was when Mark was born, and then for Mark’s wrestling accomplishments. In knowing his parents, and the warmth they extend towards others, it doesn’t surprise me to hear of how loved Mark was for his kindness, humor and thoughtfulness. Mark, you touched other’s lives in big ways and will be missed by so many.

  2. I am very sorry to hear about the passing of your son, Mark. Prayers go out to all his family members and friends.

  3. Matt, Jane and family.
    We are very sorry for your loss. We had the opportunity to get to know Mark from when he walked his dogs by our house. He always stopped to say hi and chat for a bit. Your family is in our prayers.

  4. I have spent a lot of time thinking about Mark since hearing the news last week. We worked together at Solutions for several years and he will always be one of my favorite coworkers. To say that he will be missed is an understatement. His ability to connect with others is a gift few can parallel and the world is certainly a better place because of the love and kindness he showed everyone around him. My deepest sympathies to his family and everyone grieving the loss of such a wonderful man.

  5. Offers of condolences and abundant love and serenity to your beautiful family … life is so sad so often … sweet memories will sustain you .
    No words can explain the pain… this too shall pass .. wishing so much peace to you all ❤️
    Brain & Maria (Wychor) Frauly

  6. My condolences to the entire Wychor family. I’m so sorry for your loss. It was a pleasure watching him grow into such a kind and talented young man. I willl miss his wonderful smile. May God be close to you during this difficult time and may your many wonderful memories of Mark give you strength and peace.

  7. I had the privilege to coach Mark in football. He was dedicated, hard working and always had a big smile on his face. He was a leader, a great teammate and one of my favorite players I every coached. Every time I saw him over the past ten years he always greeted me the same, “what’s up coach?!?!” Wychor family my deepest sympathies go out to you. Mark, may you rest in peace.

  8. Brad and I were so very sad to hear of Mark’s passing. We are so incredibly sad for the whole family. Please know that you are all in our thoughts and prayers. May God bring you strength to get through this time.

  9. Dear Izzy,
    I remember Mark’s complete joy on your wedding day at Our Savior’s. I was privileged to be the wedding coordinator for your wedding on New Year’s Eve almost 3 years ago. His infectious smile was ever present on your special day. He was so happy to be marrying you! I am so sorry for your loss.

    Sandy Kenz
    Our Savior’s Lutheran Church

  10. The Sala family sends our heart felt condolences to the Wychors and the Plankers.
    You will all be in our prayers.

  11. I am deeply sorry to hear of Mark’s passing! Praying for healing and comfort for all of you during this difficult time.

  12. Matt, Jane and family,
    Our deepest sympathies to your family on the loss of Mark. Thinking of you and offering prayers for strength.

  13. Will always remember the trip I took with Grandpa to Vegas to watch Mark wrestle with his college team at the Flamingo.

  14. Matt, Jane and all of the Wychor’s,
    We send or deepest sympathies for your loss, especially at this time of year. You will all be in our prayers and may God shine his bright light down on you at this very trying time!

    Paul and Mary Flynn

  15. Matt, Jane & Family I’m so sorry to hear of the loss of Mark. I can’t imagine the pain of losing a child. You’re in my thoughts, prayers, & heart. Rocky

  16. Matt and Family,

    I am so incredibly saddened to hear what your family is going through. While I never met your son, I know Matt talked so highly of everyone in his family at work. I cannot imagine the pain you are experiencing. I pray for your healing during this difficult time. May God be with you every step of the way.

  17. My sincere sympathy to your family. How it hurts to lose a son. May you find peace in the coming days.🙏🏻

  18. I am so sad about the loss of Mark. He was a great colleague! His work with the kids helped them and me. He is missed! My sincerest condolences to the whole Wychor family.

  19. Our deepest and heartfelt sympathies to the families and loved ones of Mark Wychor. We go way back to knowing the family in Worthington where Doug taught and coached Jim and Matt. Then to see Mark play in Moorhead and Concordia was also great. May God bring you peace and comfort now and in the days ahead.

  20. Izzy, Matt, Jane, John and Tommy,

    My heart has been heavy since hearing the news about Mark. Please know that I keep you in my thoughts and prayers and I truly hope that you can find some peace and comfort in the cherished memories you have of Mark. When I think of Mark, I see that smile and hear the greeting he always gave. I will always remember him as a really, really good guy.

  21. I send my deepest sympathies. I was fortunate enough to work with Mark in the classroom as a young child and again as an adult colleague. Mark was smart, hard working, and kind. I will never forget his adorable smile and friendly attitude. Please know that you are all in my thoughts and prayers. Peace and blessings to you all.

  22. God bless your family. Our hearts are heavy today! We love you guys and can’t imagine what you are going through. Our sincere condolences to all of you. Know the arms of God are wrapped around you today and always.

  23. All of us at Concordia mourn Mark’s passing. His gifts as an athlete, his care for young people, his kindness: they make us proud to have known him and sorrowful at his loss. God keep Mark now, and God bring comfort to all who grieve.

    Bill Craft, President

  24. My heart breaks for you all. I worked with Mark at Solutions and got to see his magic with kids and coworkers. Mark was a very special man who left us far too soon. You will all be in my thoughts and prayers. I pray that God will remain the foundation that your faith and hope you rest on. I pray that you will continue to run the race until God calls you home to live once again with Mark.

  25. Michael and Pennie Humphrey, Mesa, AZ; Charlie and Keely(Humphrey) Steele, San Antonio, TX; and Edward Knockles and Casey Humphrey, Seattle, WA says:

    The Humphrey Family sends prayers and virtual hugs to Izzy, her family and to Mark’s family.

    We share in your sadness and the sense of loss of an an exemplary young man that was a beloved son, grandson, husband, son-in-law, brother, nephew, cousin, friend, colleague, teacher, mentor, and acquaintance of many.

    May God Bless the Life of Mark Thomas Wychor.

  26. Mark had a gift for reaching and teaching our Kindergarten students when we worked together at Probstfield. They absolutely loved him! I also appreciated his calm, get it done attitude. I never heard him complain, and we had a difficult job. Mark also helped with with some dog issues. I’ll remember how he smiled when he showed up to support me with Angus. I am so blessed to have known him.

  27. This was a beautiful service for your beloved Mark. My heart is sad for all of you. May the great memories help you in the days ahead.

  28. I am so very sorry for your loss- Mark
    Will always be remembered for his smile that would light up a room and his time caring heart .
    Joan Jones

  29. Matt and Jane and family,

    We are so sorry for your loss. Our prayers are with you and will continue to be as you walk through the days ahead.

  30. Izzy, your tribute to Mark is beautiful. I have taken your message and your request seriously especially in my time of need this month. I needed to hear your message because it put into perspective how precious.our time is and that I will love Dave and my family and friends like you love the Lord. My recent diagnosis of Cancer seems almost nothing compared to your heartache and pain. Izzy, as your colleague and friend our condolences to you and your family. 2021 will be a better year for us all.

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