Mark Wake

May 18, 1940 ‒ September 29, 2020

Lexington, Ohio

LEXINGTON: Mark Wake passed away Tuesday, September 29, 2020 and was blessed to with his wife at home. He was 80.

He was born May 18, 1940 in Chatfield to parents William & Germain (Falter) Wake.

Mark worked as a welder with Peabody in Galion for many years until retiring in 2006.

He is survived by his loving wife Lorraine (Fana) Wake whom he married August 20, 1960; daughter Cynthia (Joe) Kaufman; siblings Bill, Mike, Steve, and Angela; numerous nieces, nephews and extended family.

In addition to his parents, Mark was preceded in death by son Allan Wake; sister Diane Rodriquez; brother Roger Wake.

His family will be holding a private family service and they hope you will remember him in your own special way. In lieu of flowers, contributions in his memory to OhioHealth hospice can be made by visiting or by mail to OhioHealth Foundation 3430 OhioHealth Parkway Columbus, Ohio 43202.

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  • Dear Cindy We are so sorry to hear about your Dad’s passing.
    You & your family will be in our thoughts & prayers

  • Such a great man, and a great welder, the world lost a wonderful soul. Our thoughts and condolences go out to the family during this hard time.