Mark Gerard Ferneding
October 23, 1963 - August 11, 2022
Mark Gerard Ferneding was born on October 23, 1963, the son of Alvin and Rita (Dentlinger) Ferneding in Carroll, Iowa. He was baptized and later confirmed his faith at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Templeton. He graduated from Carroll Community with the class of 1983.
Following high school, Mark helped his brothers farm until 2015, when he started working part time for the city of Manning. He then became employed full time at Plastico of Manning. He enjoyed working at the assembly with others. He loved his daily drives and coffee chats at the Corner Station and Ramsey's Feed Store.
Mark passed away on Thursday, August 11, 2022, at his home in Manning, Iowa at the age of 58 years, nine months and 19 days.
Mark was preceded in death by his parents; brothers: Mike Ferneding and Jim Ferneding; and nephew, Lance McNaught. He is survived by his brothers: Lonnie (Betty) Ferneding of Manning and Gene (Mary) Ferneding of Carroll; sisters: Kay (Steve) Schroeder of Kingsley, Jane Ferneding (Tom Timperley) of Blair, Nebraska and Joni (Mike) Warner of Manning; sisters-in-law: Joyce Ferneding and Jean Ferneding both of Manning; many nieces and nephews; and several other relatives and friends.
In lieu of flowers, please direct memorials to the Templeton City Park in Mark's name.
Mass of Christian Burial on Tuesday, August 16, 2022 at 10:30 AM at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Templeton, Iowa
Celebrant was Rev. Terry Roder
Lector was Holly Warner
Eucharistic Minister was Joe Kemper
Organist was Hannah Kerkhoff
Offertory Gift Bearers were John Ferneding, Kelly Ferneding & Shelby Beers
Honorary Pallbearers were Becky Muhlbauer, Jill Venner, Jenny Martin, Beth Bandow, Angie Becker, Shelby Beers, Amy Hasenclever, Abby Cowan, Holly Warner, Heidi Klocke, Hannah Kerkhoff and Kelly Ferneding
Pallbearers were Gary Ferneding, Tim Ferneding, Doug Ferneding, John Ferneding, Dan Ferneding , Brian Ferneding, Josh Schroeder and Matt Schroeder
Burial at Sacred Heart Cemetery, Templeton, Iowa