Mark Dewey Gagnon, age 48, of Gladstone, MI. passed away unexpectedly on Monday, April 9th 2018 while vacationing in California.
Mark was born April 18, 1969 to Harold and Kathleen Gagnon.
In 2016, Mark joined the Millwright apprenticeship program through Local Union #1510 in Escanaba. His work ethic and entrepreneurial spirit took him down many career paths throughout his life. Mark worked for a large majority of his life as a truck driver. He was proud to have owned and operated “Four Play Motorsports” in both Spencer, WI and Ford River, MI. Additionally, Mark owned “Mark’s Roofing and Siding” and his personal favorite, “Blitz Entertainment DJ and Karaoke” in Gladstone. Mark loved to sing and was fortunate to have had the opportunity to sing with Waylon Jennings. Welding, sandblasting and painting were additional talents that Mark possessed throughout his working career.
His hobbies include camping, snowmobiling, ATV racing, playing pool, singing, and getting together with family. He lived life with no limits and took each day as it came. He has made a huge impact on so many people’s lives.
Mark is survived by:
5 Children: Nicholas H. Gagnon, Lacey D. Vaneffen, Kaelee K. Gagnon, Marki K. Gagnon and Cody W. Gagnon.
Significant Other: Teri Anderson
Mother: Kathleen R. (David L. Andrews) Gagnon-Andrews
Siblings: Darrell W. (Sherri L) Gagnon, Rick J. (Jennifer M. Jones) Gagnon, and Dana L. (Charles Helgerson) Gagnon-Helgerson,
And many Nieces and Nephews.
Mark was preceded in death by:
Father: Harold D. Gagnon
Brothers: Harold A. Gagnon, Jon R. Gagnon, and Gerald L. Gagnon
Infant Grandson: Keytn A. Zopfi
Family will receive friends Sunday, April 22, 2018 from Noon until 2:00 PM at the Skradski Funeral Home in Gladstone. Funeral Services will follow visiting hours at 2:00 PM at the Skradski Funeral Home in Gladstone. A luncheon will follow at North Town Crown Bar And Grill in Escanaba. The Skradski Family Funeral Homes of Delta County are assisting the Gagnon family.