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Mark Gerald Schweich

Mark Gerald Schweich, 45, of Aitkin, passed away Dec. 31, 2011, at St. Joseph’s Hospital in St. Paul from a stroke.

Mark was the son of Patsy Larson Johnson of Park Rapids, (formerly of Staples) and Larry Schweich of Isle. He is survived by his brothers Tony Larson, Joe Schweich and Rusty Schweich and sister Jamie Williams, aunts, uncles and cousins from the Staples area. Mark is a graduate of Isle High School, St. Cloud Technical and Community College-Emergency Medical Technician-Paramedic and achieved 27 years of AA Sobriety. Marked worked in the Staples area as a construction worker for many years. He was a member of the Operating Engineer of the Local 49, an avid outdoorsman and a good friend who will be missed by his family and friends.

There will be a Mass of Christian Burial at St. Peter’s Catholic Church in North St. Paul, Minn. on Thursday, Jan. 5, 2012, at 11 a.m. Visitation will be at the church one hour prior to the service.

Address for the family is Patsy Johnson, 16314 County Road 6, Park Rapids, MN 56470.