February 8, 1948 - July 18, 2020
Mark Russell Houle, 72, of Saginaw Twp., our strong-willed and humorous husband, father, grandfather, brother, uncle, and friend was born into eternal life on Saturday, July 18, 2020 at Covenant – Harrison. Mark was born in Detroit on February 8, 1948, the son of the late Bernard and Ruth Houle. He proudly served in the U.S. Navy and worked as a truck driver for Coca-Cola in Detroit before going to school to become a registered nurse. Mark worked as a dialysis nurse for eight years. While working at HealthSource, Mark met the former Kathy J. Gustin. They dated, fell in love, and were united in marriage on June 14, 1997. Mark loved deer and turkey hunting, along with fishing and ice fishing. A lover of all sports, Mark also enjoyed coaching hockey in his younger years. Mark had a generous heart and deeply loved his family. His legacy will live on in the hearts of his family and friends for years to come. Mark is survived by his wife, Kathy; sons, Mark Houle and Rejean (Candice) Houle; grandchildren, Shane, Justin, Chase, Zoey, Isabella, and Silas; brother, Marvin (Sue) Houle and Marie (Danny) Meyers; in-laws, Sarah Hansen and Jan (Joe) Roznowski; sisters-in-law, Marsha, Trudy, and Kathy Houle, along with many nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, Mark was preceded in death by his siblings, Michael, Martin, Marshall, Melvin, and Marlene. Mark’s family will be present to receive visitors on Saturday, July 25, 2020 from 2:00 PM until 4:00 PM at Skorupski Family Funeral Home & Cremation Services (formerly Reitz-Herzberg), 1550 Midland Rd., between State & Gratiot. A private family memorial will immediately follow. Burial will be held privately at a later date in Great Lakes National Cemetery, Holly. Memorial contributions may be directed to The Humane Society of Saginaw County. Expressions of sympathy may be shared with the family online at www.skorupskis.com.
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