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Mark R. Rew

Mark R. Rew

Mark R. Rew, 58 of Svea, died Sunday, September 9, 2018, at Carris Care Center and Suites, following a nearly four year battle with glioblastoma. Funeral services will be 11:00 a.m. Thursday, September 13, 2018 at Svea Lutheran Church in Svea. Visitation will be from 5-8 p.m. Wednesday at the Harvey Anderson Funeral Home in Willmar and for one hour prior to the service at church. Burial will be in the church cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to Glacial Ridge Curling or the Musella Foundation for Brain Tumor Research.

Mark Richard Rew was born on December 12, 1959, in Detroit Lakes, the son of Richard and Hermine (Sanden) Rew. He grew up in Blomkest and attended Willmar High School, graduating in 1978. After high school he worked for Willmar Poultry until 1995 when he began working for Gorans Bros. Inc. In 1994, he began dating and eventually became engaged to Judy Larson. They made their home in Svea where he loved her children as his own and was the best Bonus Dad any child could ever hope for.

Mark was a member of Svea Lutheran Church where he was involved in various roles throughout the years. He was also a member of the Glacial Ridge Curling Club. He enjoyed watching sports, playing cards, softball, curling, bowling and helping out his friends and family.

He is survived by fianc, Judy Larson; their children, Carey (Ben) Kroll, Christy Swanson (and Loren Swenson) and Josh Larson (and Jacki Jensen); grandchildren, Tucker, Ty, Oliver, Levi, Macie, Kristof, Faith, and Ella; siblings, Rebecca (John) Sipley, Karen (Jeff) Schwieso, Bruce (September) Rew and Nancy (Jeff) Anderson and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents.