Brushwood, Mark A. 1962-2018

PARK RAPIDS, Minn. Mark Anthony Brushwood, 55, passed away February 24, 2018, after a courageous battle with brain cancer.

Mark was born April 23, 1962, in St. Joseph. He graduated from Savannah High School in 1980 and served in the US Army.

Following his time in the service, Mark worked numerous jobs, including Brushwood Diesel, Farmland, Swift & Co., Monfort, Keep It Clean, Andrew County Equipment, Walt Truck & Trailer, Karr Trucking, and most recently, Bolin Auto & Truck.

Mark is survived by: his loving wife, Debbie Brushwood; parents, Frank and Lavonne Brushwood, and Venita Brushwood; children, Gregory (Nicki) Brushwood, Wendy (Mark) Taggart, Kerstyn Oshel, Katy (Caleb) Hayes, Megan Grace, Katie Grace; grandchildren, Juan, Aspen, Raiven, Tori, Chase, Kennedy, Monroe, Logan, Mark, Gunnar, Wade, Jackson and two more on the way; and brothers, Garrett Brushwood, Tim Reys and Jay Reys.

Cremation handled by Cease Funeral Home, Park Rapids, with private burial at the Frazier Cemetery at a later date.

Please join Marks family for a celebration of his life from 12 to 4:30 p.m. on Saturday, March 10, at the Amazonia Lions Club, Amazonia, Missouri. As published in the St. Joseph News-Press.