Mark Joseph (Kinkle) Lough, formerly of Farwell, passed away suddenly at his home in Astor, Florida, on Tuesday, November 13th. He was born on July 8, 1957 in Clare. He attended Clare schools as a youngster then later Farwell schools, when he joined the US Army and served as a Military Police Officer in Panama and in Texas. Mark owned an expediting business near Deland, Florida, which sponsored Nascar drivers Jeff and Barry Bodine, during the 1990’s. Mark will be remembered as the #1 Nascar fan, for his love of friends and family, bubbly personality, his contagious sense of humor, for being a prankster and for his bottomless can of Busch beer. Mark will be sadly missed by his family and friends.
Mark is survived by daughters Heather of New York, Teresa of Tennessee, Tonya and Michelle of Louisiana, brothers Robert (Tammy) Lough of Jacksonville, FL and Stephan (Cathy) Kinkle of Hemlock, sister Susan (Brian) Gladkowski of Clare, father Robert Lough of Midland, step father Steve Kinkle of Arizona, formerly of Farwell, and dozens of grandchildren, nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins, in the Clare area and around the state and country. He is preceded in death by his son Stephen, mother Rosalie Ahac-Parrish, grandparents Joe and Helen Ahac of Clare, Gene and Lou Lough of Lakeview, and great grandmother Francis Tomaski of Clare.