Mark J. Shimko, 59, of St. Cloud, Minn., died Friday, Sept. 6, 2019, in Minneapolis, Minn.
Mark was born on July 13, 1960, in Ladysmith, to Martin A. and Kathleen (Zajec) Shimko. Mark was an avid hunter and fisherman.
Mark is survived by his wife, Holly; four children, Christopher Shimko of Scott Township, Pa., Dustin Shimko of Macomb, Ill., Monika Shimko of Lapeer, Mich. and Mikhail Shimko of Montrose, Minn.; his step-children, Derrick Anderst of St. Louis Park, Minn. and Danielle Kiedrowski of Bismark, N.D.; six grandchildren; his parents, Martin A. and Kathleen Shimko of Ladysmith; his sisters, Wendy (Fred) Mosier of St. Charles, Ill. and Peggy Shimko (Steve Kingerly) of Eagan, Minn.; his brothers, Martin E. (Joseph) of Coon Rapids, Minn., Kenneth (Roberta) of Fall Creek and Timothy (Kristina) of Hudson and his beloved dog, Melvin.
A memorial service was held on Saturday, Sept. 14, at St. John's Lutheran Church in Ladysmith with Rev. Craig Zandi officiating.
Burial, with military honors provided by the Ladysmith Veterans Association, was in Riverside Cemetery.
Nash-Jackan Funeral Home assisted the family.