Mark Eugene Abildtrup

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Mark Eugene Abildtrup, 56, of Marquette, died Saturday, Oct. 21, at Unity Point Health Finley Hospital, Dubuque.


Mark was born Oct. 11, 1961, to Myron and Judy Marie (Spenler) Abildtrup in Des Moines. He graduated from Mar-Mac High School in 1980. 


Mark was formerly employed at Gencor-Bituma in Marquette. In his youth, he enjoyed playing basketball, baseball and softball, and was a very competitive athlete. He enjoyed golfing and reading and was an avid Iowa Hawkeye fan. He also loved spending time with his family and friends.


Mark is survived by his father and step-mother, Myron “Max” and Linda, of McGregor; two daughters, Dana (Paul) Gordon and Dacia (Kory) Warrington, both of Marquette; five grandchildren, Trevor Marcus, Brayden, Koda, Kytlee and Keaton; sister, Julie (Doug) Aksamit, of Nebraska City, Neb.; and several step-brothers and sisters; and one nephew, Michael Aksamit.


Mark was preceded in death by his significant other, Julie Elliott Geno; and mother, Judy Abildtrup.


Visitation will be held from 5 to 8 p.m., on Thursday, Oct. 26, at Thornburg-Grau Funeral Home and Cremation Service, McGregor. There will also be a one hour visitation before services at the funeral home on Friday. Memorial Service will be at 11 a.m., on Friday, Oct. 27, at Thornburg-Grau Funeral Home and Cremation Service, McGregor, with Rev. Bruce Hanson as the officiant. Burial will follow at First Lutheran Cemetery (Swede Ridge), rural McGregor. Thornburg-Grau Funeral Home and Cremation Services, McGregor, is helping the family with the arrangements.


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