Mark Langholz

Friday, June 3, 2011

Funeral services for Mr. Mark Langholz, 58, of Spencer, will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, June 4, 2011, at Grace United Methodist Church in Spencer. Rev. Charlie Gilmore will officiate the service.

Mr. Langholz passed away Friday, May 27, 2011, at home.

Mark Henry Langholz, the son of Lyle and Marlys Camarigg Langholz, was born August 2, 1952, in Primghar, Ia. He received his early education and graduated from the Primghar High School. Following his schooling, Mark continued his education Northwestern Community College in Sheldon.

Mark married Susan Schoof on July 2, 1985, in Spencer, Ia. Following their marriage, they made their home in Spencer where Mark was employed at Graham Tire, Arnold Motor and Clay Contractors. For the past twelve years Mark was a valued employee for the City of Spencer as a mechanic. In his spare time, Mark was involved in a 4-Wheeling Club, Little Sioux OHV Club and Iowa Great Lakes Club, Pheasants 4 Ever, and the Buchridge Bow Hunters Club. He also enjoyed hunting, fishing, riding motorcycles, ATV's and supporting his children's hobbies.

He is preceded in death by his father, Lyle; brother, Steve; maternal grandparents, Chris and Amanda Camarigg; paternal grandparents, Hy and Hilda Langholz; and father-in-law, Leonard Schoof.

He is survived by his wife, Sue of Spencer; his children: Shane of Milford, Tammy of Sioux Falls, S.D. and Travis of Spencer; his mother, Marlys Langholz of Spencer; three brothers: Rick of Sioux Center, Neil of Canadaque, N.Y. and Eric of Spencer; three sisters: Patsy Carmen of Phoenix, Ariz., Mary Jo Valentine of Pagosa Springs, Colo. and Lori Lynn Ahrends of Council Bluffs, Ia.; several nieces and nephews; other relatives and many friends.

Warner Funeral Home of Spencer is in charge of arrangements.