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Mark Wayne Moxness

April 10, 1970 — August 29, 2020

Mark Moxness, 50, of Fergus Falls, died Saturday, August 29, 2020, after a courageous battle with brain cancer. He was at his home surrounded by his family.

Mark Wayne Moxness, born on April 10th, 1970 son of Loren Wayne & Karen Lida (Fuder) Moxness. He grew up in Fergus Falls and spent most of his childhood summers on Otter Tail Lake. He was proud team member of the Fergus Falls State runner up football teams in 1986 & 1987. He graduated Fergus Falls High School in 1988, after high school attended NDSCS in Wahpeton ND. He was a walk on starting player of their football team and graduated in 1990, with an associate degree in Graphic Arts.

He married Valerie Jean Alsgaard on October 2, 1993 at Bethlehem Lutheran Church. Mark spent much of his career in the Marine Industry which took him and Valerie to Spooner, Wisconsin, and the Twin Cities area before settling in their current home on Swan Lake in 2004. Together they have 3 children. Mark has been in the Ag industry the past 15 year of his career serving as Salesman and Manager of both Titan Machinery of Fergus Falls & Kibble Equipment of Wheaton. Mark loved his family more than anything and truly enjoyed living on the lake.

He enjoyed coaching all 3 of the kids in all their sports. He was instrumental in getting the Fergus Falls I94 BMX track improved, led the charge for starting an 8U Girls Hockey Team, coordinating the fundraising efforts for Farmers Field Youth Baseball field, he served as board member for hockey association, football boosters and was an avid supporter of 4H. He enjoyed football, hockey, watersports, pontoon days on the lake, ice fishing, country music concerts, farming, hunting, carpentry, and was a master of the bean bag game.

Preceding him in death were his grandparents, Harry and Alvina Fuder, and John and Erna Moxness; mother-in-law, Jeanette Stras; nephew, Michael Haiby and niece Reegan Samuelson.

Survivors include his wife Valerie; children, Abigail Mae (Austin Nygaard) of Dalton, Bradley Wayne of Fergus Falls and Elizabeth Grace of Fergus Falls; Parents Loren & Karen Moxness; sister, Lori Moxness of Fergus Falls; nephews, Steven (Carly) Haiby and Craig (Ryan) Moxness Foley; sister-in-law, Becky Samuelson; nieces Ashlyn Hess and Kennedy Samuelson; nephew, Gabe Samuelson; great nephews Axel and Rogan Haiby; father-in-law, John Alsgaard; sister-in-law, Miranda (Chad) LeRoy; nephews, Casen, Trey, and Zaden; brother-in-law, Dustin Alsgaard; and a wonderful friend, uncle and chauffer, Rick “Charlie” Fuder, as well as other uncles, aunts and cousins.

In lieu of flowers memorials are preferred to Lake Region Healthcare Cancer Care & Research Center

Walk through visitation 4-7 p.m., Thursday, September 3, 2020, at the Olson Funeral Home. Family and friends are encouraged to wear Otter gear.
Service: 2 p.m. Friday, September 4, 2020, at DeLagoon Park, Fergus Falls. Please bring your own lawn chair.
Clergy: Reverend Mark Johnson

Olson Funeral Home, Fergus Falls is in charge of arrangements
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Thursday, September 3, 2020

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Friday, September 4, 2020

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