Mark Alden Zickefoose, son of Orval Eugene and Gayle Alene Stull Zickefoose, was born, October 1, 1947 in Mt. Pleasant, Iowa.  He departed this life, March 06, 2018, in his home, Camdenton at the age of seventy years.

On June 7, 1969 in Mt. Pleasant, Iowa he was united in marriage to Judy Ann Foss and to this union two children were born.  Together they shared forty-eight years of marriage.

He was preceded in death by his parents and a sister, Lynn Messer.

Mark is survived by his wife, Judy Zickefoose; his son, Chad Zickefoose and wife Lori and children, Elissa, Jeremy, Justin, Nikolas and Jordan of Ozark; his daughter, Marci Jo Carter and her husband, Jason and children, Kelsie, Brett, Brock and Kyle; his siblings, Loren Zickefoose and Nan, Nancy Sasseen, Phil Zickefoose, Keith Zickefoose and  Tammy and his brother-in-law, Romaine Messer. 

Mark was raised in Mt. Pleasant, Iowa.  He graduated from Mt. Pleasant High School in the class of 1967.  He served our country from 1968-1970 in the United States Navy.  Afterwards, he attended Palmer Chiropractic College where he graduated with his degree.  In February of 1977, Mark and Judy moved to Camdenton to take care of his parents.  He taught at Lake Area Technical School for fifteen plus years as the building trade teacher.  He started his dream hobby farm, which was all organic and very successful. 

Mark was a Christian and they were members of First Baptist Church of Camdenton, later joining New Life Church of the Nazarene.

He had a passion for taking his grandchildren on adventures and teaching them about things that were important in life.  Every day, he would text 555 to his girls and granddaughters, because it was the last triple digits of the day.  

Memorial services will be held at 3 p.m., Friday, March 9, 2018 in Allee-Holman-Howe Funeral Home, Camdenton.  Visitation will be 1-3 p.m.

Memorial donations may be made to St. Jude’s and left at the funeral home.

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Arrangements are under the direction of Allee-Holman-Howe Funeral Home of Camdenton, Missouri.