February 26, 1960 - March 22, 2016



ervices will be private at Word of Life Church in Upsala for Mark A. Lokken, age 56 of Sauk Rapids, who went to be with his Lord on Tuesday, March 22, 2016. Visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. Friday, March 25, 2016 at Williams Dingmann Family Funeral Home in Sauk Rapids.

Mark Alton Lokken was born on February 26, 1960 to Alton and Colleen (Cruzen) Lokken in Albert Lea, MN. The family moved to Upsala, MN where Mark attended school and then graduated from high school. Mark married Sheila Koehn on April 13, 1985. They were blessed with five amazing children whom Mark treasured and adored with his whole heart. Mark’s passion was grilling. You could find Mark in the backyard grilling any month of the year, in any kind of weather. Mark will be remembered by many as a kind man with a big heart.

Left to remember Mark are his wife, Sheila of Sauk Rapids; children, Jonathan of Sauk Rapids, Andrew of Minneapolis, Michelle of Sauk Rapids, and Stephanie of Duluth; mother, Colleen of Upsala; sisters, Jane Larson of Detroit Lakes, Diane (Dan) Figge of Missoula, MT, and Laurie Lokken of Sauk Rapids; nieces, nephews, great nieces, great nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins, and many, many friends who have become a part of Mark’s extended family.

Waiting at the gates of heaven to welcome Mark are his sweet daughter, Hannah; his dad, Alton, his father-in-law, John Koehn; his grandparents, Elmer and Elma Lokken, Clark and Ruth Cruzen; aunts, uncles, cousin and some dear friends.