Marcus Edward Ahlgren, age 63, of Rock, passed away early Saturday morning, August 24, 2019, at U.P. Health System in Marquette.
Marcus was born April 29, 1956, in Escanaba, the son of Edward and Darlene (Hill) Ahlgren. He was raised in Rock and was a graduate of Rock High School.
After high school, Marcus went on to receive his Bachelor degree in Mining Engineering from Michigan Tech University. On August 12, 1978, while in his last year of college, Marcus was united in marriage to the former Annis “Annie” Cole at Holy Family Catholic Church in Flat Rock.
After graduation, Marcus went to work for C.F & I. Steel, as a Mining Engineer, in Trinidad, CO. He later accepted a position as a Procurement Engineer for Ohio Edison in Akron, OH. Marcus eventually transferred to Richmond, OH, where he worked as a Mine Foreman for Ohio Edison, before returning to the Upper Peninsula where he has resided since. He will be fondly remembered and sadly missed by family and friends.
In addition to his wife Annie, Marcus is survived by:
Special Nieces: Tracy (Gary) Lund of Ortonville, MI
Kelly Jean Porath of Gladstone, MI
Brothers: Rick Ahlgren of Rock, MI
Michael Ahlgren of Jacksonville, FL
Sister: Janice (Rick) Tyni of Little Lake, MI
Also surviving are numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
Marcus’ parents, Edward and Darlene, and sister, Barbara Porath preceded him in death.
Funeral services for Marcus will be held privately by his family. The Skradski Family Funeral Homes of Delta County are assisting with arrangements.