Mark Steven Howe, 64, of Watseka, passed away on Friday, September 25, 2020 at his daughter’s home in Watseka. He was born on January 28, 1956 in Watseka, the son of Walter and Helen (Poplawski) Howe. Mark married Rose Soranno on February 2, 1985 in Watseka. She preceded him in death on March 13, 2015.
Mark is survived by two daughters Niccole (Howe) Peck of St. Anne and Dawn (Derek) Turcany of Watseka; three grandchildren Haylie Peck, Markus Peck and Preston Turcany; three sisters Kay (Norman) Norder of Watseka, Linda Osborne (Bob Morgeson) of Watseka and Marcia Elliot of Marion, IL; and one brother David (Ginger) Howe of Sheldon.
Along with his wife, he was preceded in death by his parents and two sisters.
Mark was a firefighter for the Watseka Fire Department for 27 years. He also worked for the City of Watseka in the Public Works Department for 28 years. Mark was involved with the Watseka Park District and Little League.
Visitation will be held on Friday, October 2, 2020 from 4-8:00pm at Baier Funeral Home in Watseka. Funeral Service will be held on Saturday, October 3, 2020 at 11:00am, also at the funeral home. Burial will follow at Oak Hill Cemetery in Watseka. Memorials may be made to the family’s wishes.