Mark Gordon Wee
May 25, 1945-May 22, 2014
BALATON – Services for Mark Gordon Wee, 68, of Balaton will be at 1 p.m. Sunday at the United Methodist Church in Balaton. Visitation is 5-8 p.m. Saturday at the Tracy Area Funeral Home and will continue one hour prior to services at the church on Sunday. Burial is in Skandia Cemetery in rural Balaton. Stephens Funeral Service – Tracy Area Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.
He passed away Thursday, May 22, 2014, at his home surrounded by family after a courageous battle with cancer.
Mark Gordon Wee was born May 25, 1945, to Inez and Reuben Wee in Tyler. He grew up in Ellsborough Township at the Current Lake Store. Mark was baptized and confirmed at Ellsborough Lutheran Church. He attended District 20 in Skandia Township until 1957 and graduated from Balaton High School in 1963. Mark enlisted in the National Guard in 1963. Mark and Marcia were married on Aug. 12, 1967. They farmed in Ellsborough Township. After farming, Mark drove truck for Gravely Trucking, Gifford Trucking and Schwans. Mark was co-owner of A & M Standard and F & M Realty, and later started Mark Wee Appraisals. He was also a member of the Masonic Lodge in Balaton. Mark loved visiting with his family and friends. He enjoyed miniature golf, bowling, travel, race cars, and many TV channels, and especially enjoyed Red Green.
Mark is survived by his wife Marcia; three children: Shane (Kari) Wee of Cottonwood, Shannon (Roger) Benson of Tracy, and Shelley (Monte) Buntjer of Marshall; grandchildren: Brandon (Samantha) Wee, Garrett Wee, Brock (Ashley Spitz) Benson, Kallie Benson, Briatta Buntjer, and Bailey Buntjer. He is also survived by his sister Sharon Hohn, and seven brothers: Wayne, Dale, Reuben, Bruce, Myron, and Grant Wee. He is preceded in death by his parents, Reuben and Inez Wee, and father-in-law Curtis Johnson.
God Bless His Memory.