Mark Allen Weishalla, 65, of Brooklyn Park, passed away December 20, 2021, at his home.
A Memorial Mass was held Dec. 27 at St. Alphonsus Catholic Church in Brooklyn Center.
A private family burial will take place at a later date
Mark was born April 18, 1956 to Thomas and Barbara (Vasecka) Weishalla in Wadena. His youth was spent on the farm southeast of Staples. He attended Sacred Heart Catholic School and graduated from Staples High School in 1974.
Mark enjoyed a fruitful career working as a machinist and engineer using his skills to design and make parts for a variety of industries. He enjoyed cheering for many Minnesota sports teams and especially loved the Minnesota Vikings. He was a caring and supportive father and friend that truly loved those around him.
He is survived by one son, Brett (Julie) Weishalla and one daughter, Tanya (Eric) Bullerman; mother, Barbara Peterson and stepfather Richard Peterson; five brothers, Gary (Kristine), Jeffrey (Heidi), Roger (Judy), Randy (Sue) and Tom Weishalla; two sisters, Suzanne (Daniel) Smith and Laurie (Jerry) Imdieke; five step brothers, Ricky, Dale (Connie), Raymond (Maurene), Paul (Dawn) and Peter Peterson; eight grandchildren, Macy, Frank, Anna, Julia, Kylie, Emma, Kate and Sophia; one great granddaughter, Jacy and many uncles, aunts, nieces, nephews and cousins.
He was preceded in death by his father in 1969; one brother, Steven in 1958; grandparents, Bob and Susie Weishalla, C. J. Vasecka, Fern and Mike Swenson and Selmer and Ida Peterson.
Arrangments were by Dingmann Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Adrian.