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Linn County News

Published Feb. 16, 2022


Mark Allen Feldman, age 58, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 8, 2022.

 Mark was born Dec. 13, 1963, to Joyce (Tinsley) Feldman and Franklin Jr. Feldman at Paola, Kan.

 Mark was the youngest of three children. He grew up in rural La Cygne, Kan. He attended La Cygne schools and graduated from Prairie View High School in 1982. After high school, he attended trade school in Beloit, Kan., studying heavy equipment operations. Mark also worked building houses for many years. He was currently working at General Motors Fairfax and had been there for approximately 23 years.

Mark was united in marriage to Julie Patterson Schroeder in 2003. They shared 18 years of marriage. This union was blessed with one son, Joel. This family was also completed with his son, Drew, and he also gained two daughters, Megan and Lizzy.

Mark was a wonderful husband, dad, grandpa, brother and friend. He had many passions throughout his life. He enjoyed boating, water skiing, camping, golf and fishing. His father-in-law introduced him to Power of the Past, which became a yearly tradition for him. He loved coaching young athletes in football and basketball. Many kids looked to him as a mentor. His favorite pastime was watching his kids participate in sports.

 He was preceded in death by his parents and father-in-law Bill Patterson. 

Mark is survived by his wife, Julie; his two sons, Joel and Drew (Tayler); two stepdaughters, Megan and Lizzy; four grandchildren, Ellie, Beau, Colt and Wrenn; his sister, Dorinda Feldman;  brother, Michael (Barbie) Feldman;  mother-in-law, Rose Patterson; and many nieces and nephews.

Mark will be greatly missed by many and was loved by all.

Rosary was scheduled for 4:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 11, 2022, followed by visitation 5-8 p.m. at Dengel and Son Mortuary, 305 N. Pearl St., Paola, Kan. 66071. Funeral was scheduled for 10 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 12, 2022, at St. Philip Neri Catholic Church, Osawatomie. Burial was to be at Holy Cross Cemetery, Paola.  Memorials are to St. Philip Neri Catholic Church.



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