CAMANCHE — Mark G. Marik, 52, of Camanche, died Wednesday, May 20, 2009, at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City.

Visitation will be Friday from 4:00-7:00 p.m. at the Camanche Chapel Snell-Zornig Funeral Homes and Crematory.

Mark Gordon Marik was born on December 29, 1956, in DeWitt, Iowa, the son of Robert and Joan (Schrader) Marik. He married Kathy Richeal on October 1, 1983, in DeWitt, Iowa.

Mark attended the DeWitt Central schools.

Mark was employed as a truck driver, a roofer for Local 32 and in construction.

Mark enjoyed having a good time with friends, family and at the trucker’s jamboree at I-80 Walcott.

Mark is survived by his son, Ryan Marik of Moline, Illinois; his parents, Robert and Karla Marik of Camanche; his brother, Kevin (Joy) Marik of DeWitt; two sisters, Robin Flynn of Camanche and Tammy Marik of Camanche; and several nieces and nephews.

Mark was preceded in death by his mother; his brother, Dean; and by his maternal and paternal grandparents.

The family requests memorials be made to the family.

Online condolences may be expressed by visiting his obituary at

Death date: May 20, 2009#

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