Obituary for Mark D. Oswalt


Mark D. Oswalt

Mark D. Oswalt, 50 of Pierceton, Indiana passed away at 10:00 pm on Monday, May 28, 2012 in his residence surrounded by his family.

On April 9, 1962, Mark was born in Warsaw, Indiana to Larry and Asenath (Shepherd) Oswalt. He married Debbie Lynn Allen on October 21, 1998 in Warsaw.

A lifetime resident of Warsaw, he worked at Commercial Structure in Nappanee, Indiana for 9 years, Ameri-Kan in Warsaw, Indiana as a welder and painter for 13 years.

He loved to fish, hunt and raise different kinds of animals, such as Pheasants, Boxer dogs, Rabbits, Emus, a talking Parrot, Hedgehog and Horse. He also loved gardening.

Mark is survived by his wife, Debbie Lynn Oswalt, Pierceton; his mother and stepfather, Asenath and Brent Julian, Warsaw; his father and stepmother, Larry and Pauline Oswalt, Hoffman Lake; three sons, Jeffery J. (and spouse Heather) Oswalt, Warsaw, Jeramy Oswalt (and friend Teresa Reese), Toledo, Ohio and Jason Oswalt, Lakeland, Florida; one daughter, Stephanie (and spouse Korey) Newton, Warsaw; stepdaughter, Tamara Sexton(and friend Chris Sabin), Cromwell; stepson, Scott (and spouse Lisa) Blevins, Mentone; sister, Lori (and spouse Tracy) Quier, Beaver Dam Lake; brother, Stephen (and spouse Kathy) Oswalt, Tippecanoe; three stepbrothers, Brian (and spouse Tracy) Julian, Claypool, Rick (and spouse Tammy) Schuh, Warsaw and Michael (and spouse Charlotte) Schuh, Warsaw; a stepsister, Wanda (and spouse Rex) Parrett, Larwill; 13 grandchildren and four step grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his grandparents and a nephew.

Funeral services will be held at McHatton-Sadler Funeral Chapel, Warsaw on Friday, June 1, 2012 at 11:00 am with Pastor Bob Conelley officiating. Burial will be at Etna Green Cemetery, Etna Green, Indiana.

Visitation will be from 10:00 – 11:00 am Friday, June 1, 2012 at the funeral chapel.

Memorial contributions may be made to Kosciusko Homecare and Hospice, P.O. Box 1196, Warsaw, Indiana 46581-1196.



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