Mark A. McCain, 52, Michigan Valley: Nov. 13, 1962 – June 3, 2015

060515-mccainMICHIGAN VALLEY – Mark A. McCain Sr., 52, passed away Wednesday, June 3, 2015, at his home in Michigan Valley, Kan., with his wife by his side. Mark was born Nov. 13, 1962, in Topeka, Kansas, the son of Marshall and Lyla (Wischropp) McCain.

He was a lifelong Michigan Valley resident. He graduated from Santa Fe Trail High School, Carbondale, with the class of 1981.

Mark was united in marriage with Patty Trask on Feb. 18, 1984, in Michigan Valley. She survives of the home.

He worked as a near lifelong commercial carpenter and for six years worked for the Kansas Neurological Institute as a boiler technician. He attended the Appanoose Baptist Church.

Mark was a loving and devoted husband, father, son, brother, uncle, and grandfather whose greatest joy was spending time with his family. He was an outdoorsman who enjoyed arrowhead hunting, hunting, and fishing. He will be deeply missed and remain in the hearts and thoughts of his family and friends forever.

Other survivors include his mother, Lyla Rae Ramirez and husband, Ramon, of Marshall, Mo.; four children, April Mangum, Rhome, Texas, Mark A. McCain Jr. and wife, Alyssa, Vassar, Marshall R. McCain, of the home in Michigan Valley, and Steven Pollot, Geneva, N.Y.; siblings, Todd McCain and partner, Cindy, Michigan Valley, Ramona Bettencourt, Lee’s Summit, Mo., Adam Ramirez of Utica, N.Y., and Rachele Schaffer, Kansas City, Mo.; three grandchildren, Austin Mangum, Jared Mangum, and Nick Pollot; and several nieces and nephews, including Chris McCain, Michigan Valley, and Josh McCain and wife, Tiffany, Carbondale.

He was preceded in death by his father, Marshall McCain; and stepmother, Evelyn Marlene McCain.

Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Monday, June 8, at Dengel & Son Mortuary. Family will meet with friends 7-8 p.m. Sunday, June 7, at the mortuary. Interment will be at Valley Brook Cemetery, Overbrook.

The family suggests memorial contributions to American Diabetes Association and American Heart Association, sent in care of Dengel & Son Mortuary, 235 S. Hickory, Ottawa, KS 66067. Condolences can be left at

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