Mark A. Pioske


Mark August Pioske 79, passed away on June 26, 2022 with his family by his side  after a courageous battle with Leukemia.

He is survived by his wife of 57 years,Carol (Dybvik) Pioske and his three daughters,  Debra Letcher (Brian), Tonya Schewe (Daris), Stacy Collins (Tim) and his seven grandchildren,  Madisen, Quaid, Riley, McKenzie, Camryn, Jack , Sullie, A brother Daniel Pioske of Washington,  and his sister Lois Holmberg of Waconia.

Mark was born in Gaylord, Minnesota on May 5, 1943 to August and Mary Pioske. In 1951 the family  decided to leave the Arlington farm and moved to Nisswa. Mark attended Brainerd High School  and after graduation he moved to the cities to further his engineering education.

He retired from Kurt Manufacturing where he was Process Engineer and Die Cast Manager for  40 years.

Mark loved his family and will be remembered by his kind spirit and quiet nature that drew everyone  to him.

We will be celebrating his life at Trinity Lutheran Church in Brainerd, August 4th at 11 o’clock. Lunch will follow.

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