Mark A. Struble, age 82, of Annandale, formerly of Millington, Tenn., died Thursday, June 20, 2013 at his home with his family at his side.
Memorial services were held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, June 26, 2013 at Annandale United Methodist Church with Pastor Ruth Hograbe officiating. Visitation was one hour prior to the service. Burial was at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday at Wyoming United Methodist Cemetery. Memorials are preferred to the St. Cloud Hospital Hospice.
Mark Arden Struble was born May 5, 1931 in Minneapolis to Stanley and Helen (McGee) Struble. He grew up in Wyoming and graduated from Forest Lake High School with the Class of 1949. Mark served his country during the Korean War in the U.S. Navy from 1951-1955.
On Sept. 17, 1955, he was united in marriage to Ruby Whitlock in Hernando, Miss. He then furthered his education with a business degree from the University of Minnesota, graduating with the Class of 1960.
Mark was a member of the Annandale United Methodist Church and the United Methodist Church of Millington, Tenn. He served as Master of Lodge for the Hiram Lodge 287; served on the Forest Lake School Board, was mayor of the city of Wyoming and is a member of the Hall of Fame at Forest Lake High School.
He enjoyed woodworking, golfing, painting oils, playing bridge and pinochle, studying history and spending time with his grandchildren.
He is survived by his wife, Ruby Struble; two children and their spouses, Susan and Louis Leibovich of Memphis, Tenn. and Jim and Carla Struble of Chaska; brother and his wife, Lee and Lore Struble of Greenbriar, Ark.; four grandchildren, Allison, Mark and Jacob Struble, Jocelyn Leibovich.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Stanley and Helen; and his brother, Bruce.
Arrangements are entrusted with Dingmann Funeral Care Burial & Cremation Services of Annandale.