Mark Allan Hoaglund was born May 27, 1958 in Sac City, IA. The Son John Lafae and Loretta Ignes (LaRaas) Houaglund passed away peacefully at his home with his family by his side July 7, 2022.

Mark attended Sac Community Schools through the 6th grade, graduating from Abraham Lincoln High School in Bloomington, MN. in 1977.

Mark joined the Marines in 1977 proudly serving 12 years through 3 tours between Camp Pendleton CA and Camp Lejeune NC as an Antitank Assaultman, Guided Missileman, and Infantry Unit Leader.

Advancing to the rank of Staff Sergeant, Mark earned numerous Badges, Medals, and Commendations.  He later went on to work at Western Missouri Correctional Center for 28 years where he retired as a Sergeant in 2020.

On July 22, 1989 Mark and JoNelle Griffin Rush were united in marriage in Jacksonville, NC.

Mark was proceeded in death by his parents and brother John Houaglund.

He is survived by his wife JoNelle of the home; two sisters, LaVon (Ron) Goodrich of Des Moines IA, LaDonna(Carl)Driggins of Lakefield MN; Sons Lloyd(Cheri)Rush of Dearborn MO, Paul(Amy)Rush of

Stewartville MO, Eric(Debra)Rush of Gower MO, Tom(Julie)Rush of St Joseph MO;  Grandchildren Solomon, Sophia, Gage, Cain, Libby, J.T., Trevor, Brittney,

Bree-Onna, Brook-Lynn, Bishop, and Numerous nieces and nephews.


Visitation on Monday, July 11th from 6-8pm at Turner Family Funeral Home in Stewartsville MO with private family internment at a later date.

Memorial Contributions in his honor can be made to: Special Olympics and to the Wounded Warriors in Action.  Online Condolences:


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