Was born April 8, 1958 and died April 25, 2014.  He is survived by sons Thomas William and Joseph Mark and their mother Valerie Belliston Sponheim of Redlands, as well as by his parents Paul and Nell Sponheim and brothers Rolf (Judi Cole) and Scott (Sarah) in Minnesota.  Also by many loved cousins, nieces, nephews and friends in Redlands and Minnesota. He graduated from Frank B. Kellogg High School in Roseville, Minnesota in 1976 and the University of Redlands in 1981. Shortly after graduating he began a real estate career in the Redlands area and enjoyed the industry for many years. Mark was passionate about playing as well as watching numerous sporting activities. Additionally he coached many of his sons' teams and in later years took great pleasure in watching them play. A remembrance of Mark's life is pending.

Published in Redlands Daily Facts from May 7 to May 11, 2014