Mark E. Denum, age 57, of Quincy, died Saturday, October 26, 2019, at 3:49 pm in his home.
Mark was born April 13, 1962 in Quincy, Illinois, the son of Bill and Frances Schaberg Denum.
He graduated from Quincy High School in 1980. Mark worked at Titan Wheel for 24 years.
Mark was an avid outdoors man. He loved to go camping, hiking, mushroom hunting, riding his four-wheeler, and fishing. As Mark would always tell his boys while fishing, "Water's on the Reel". Mark loved to go out on his porch and watch Nascar. He loved to spend time with his sons and family. Mark had a green thumb and enjoyed to tend his garden and his yard.
Mark is survived by his two sons Josh (Kelsie) Denum, of Quincy, and Brian Denum of CA; his father, Bill, of Quincy; two brothers, Michael (Shera) Denum and Patrick (Barbara) Denum, both of Quincy; two step daughters, Kelsey Austin of Lima, IL, and Amanda Burgess, of Girard, IL; three grandchildren, Kylee and Jaxsyn Denum of Quincy, and Dallon Denum, of CA; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Mark was preceded in death by his mother, Frances Denum, and his brother, Jody Denum.
Celebration of Life Services: 12:00 p.m. Friday, November 1, 2019 at Hansen-Spear Funeral Home, with Rev. Steve Disseler officiating.
Visitation: 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m., Friday November 1, 2019 at Hansen-Spear Funeral Home.
Memorials may be made to the funeral home for funeral expenses.
Hansen-Spear Funeral Directors are in charge of the arrangements.
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Mark was a good friend to me. I'm really going to miss him.
May God comfort his family in this time of sorrow.
My dear friend from High School and who I worked with at Strouts Inn. Rest in peace. The whole gang will miss you badly. My heart goes out to the entire family as well. May you all find peace and happiness in your futures. Michael Morrison
Though I never got to meet you in person, Brian and I have facetimed and talked to many times, you are such a blessing to so many, with so much love to share with so many people. Thank you Mark ❤ my condolences to your family, love you all
Mike and Family - I am sorry for your loss - I wish you peace
My deepest sympathy to the family. I Graduated with Mark and remember him well, he was truly a genuine soul.
So Sorry for your loss! My thoughts and prayers are with the family and friends! Mark and I went to High School and Graduated together! He was funny and fun to be around. God give you all strength to get through this difficult time!🙏♥️
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