April 9, 1965 - January 6, 2016


Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, January 9, 2016 at St. Benedict’s Catholic Church in Avon for Mark R. Williams, age 50, of Avon who passed away unexpectedly at the St. Cloud Hospital on Wednesday, January 6, 2016. Reverend Blane Wasnie OSB will officiate. Private interment will take place at a later date.

Family and friends may call from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. on Friday (TODAY) at the Daniel Funeral Home in St. Cloud and after 9:30 a.m. Saturday at the Church in Avon. Parish prayers will be held at 4:00 p.m. on Friday at the funeral home. Arrangements are with the Daniel Funeral Home in St. Cloud.

Mark was born April 9, 1965 in Newport Beach, California to Herbert and Karen (Gardner) Williams. He was raised in Newport Beach before moving to Minnesota. Mark married Mary Hannig July 30, 2004. Mark owned and operated Tri-Comm Security 20 plus years. He was a member of Avon Lions Club and St. Benedicts Catholic Church.

Mark enjoyed motorcycle riding, traveling and spending time outside. He especially loved all the time spent with his family and friends.

Mark is survived by his wife, Mary; children, Kazzman Ehlinger, Joseph Williams, Bayley Ehlinger, Jeremy Williams, and Cayson Ehlinger; sister, Kelly (Robert) Sakry; nephew and nieces, Eathon, Tiffanny and Echo (Alex) Nelson; seven great nieces and nephews; mother and father-in-law, Jan and Richard Hannig; brothers in law, Brian, Mark and Thomas Hannig.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Karen.

A Special Thank You to all the Avon First Responders, Gold Cross Ambulance and the Staff at the St. Cloud Hospital for the care and support given.