Mark R. Doescher
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Mark R. Doescher, 35, passed away Wednesday, July 2, 2014. Funeral Services will be at 11:00 am Tuesday, July 8, 2014 at First Lutheran Church, 327 S. Dakota Ave. with interment at Woodlawn Cemetery. Family present visitation will be Monday, July 7 from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm at First Lutheran Church.
Mark Robert Doescher, son of Robert and Margaret (Williams) Doescher, was born November 22, 1978 at Sioux Falls, SD. Mark grew up just East of Sioux Falls and attended Brandon Valley Schools. He was very active in sports and played football. He graduated from Brandon Valley High School in 1997. He continued his education graduating in May of 2006 from South Dakota State University with a Doctor of Pharmacy degree. Mark worked in retail pharmacy.
Mark was united in marriage with Jennifer Kucera on January 8, 2000 at First Lutheran Church in Sioux Falls. From this union they were blessed with three beautiful children, Andrew, Carter, and Ellie.
Mark was an avid sports enthusiast. He enjoyed playing recreational sports, as well as coaching his own children and helping others. Mark was a big fan of the St. Louis Cardinals Baseball, St. Louis Blues Hockey and Duke University Basketball. Another passion was hunting with his family members and friends.
The biggest love of his life was his family; his wife and children. He had a way of always making each and every family member feel special and important.
Honored and blessed for having shared his life are his wife, Jennifer; their three children, Andrew, Carter, and Ellie Doescher, Sioux Falls, SD; his parents, Robert and Margaret Doescher, Sioux Falls, SD; three sisters, Robin Burke and her husband, Mike, Sparta, IL, LeAnne Klemme and her husband, Kevin, Sioux Falls, SD, Sarah Swan, Sioux Falls, SD; an uncle, Philip Doescher and his wife, Kathleen, Holman, WI; father and mother-in-law, Tom and Shirley Kucera, Sioux Falls, SD; a brother-in-law, David Kucera and his wife, Janette, Sioux Falls, SD; a sister-in-law, Stephanie Kucera, Sioux Falls, SD; several nieces and nephews, Christopher and Elizabeth Theobald, Rob and Matt Burke, Karla Baker, Sadie and Drew Klemme, Isaac Hewitt, Maxwell Swan, Dustin Kucera, Dylan Gullickson, Shayla, Gavin and Jack Kucera; and a host of other relatives and friends.
In his passing, Mark will join all the saints including his grandparents Orville and Sadie Doescher, James and Evelyn Williams; and uncles, Earl and Leon Doescher.
Miller Funeral Home
507 South Main Avenue Sioux Falls, SD 57104
Published in The Argus Leader on July 6, 2014