Mark Lynn Fattig

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December 16, 1951 ~ March 25, 2022

Mark L. Fattig, 70, Tea, SD, formally of Brady, NE, passed away on Friday, March 25, 2022, unexpectedly at his home.

A private memorial service will be held on Friday, April 1, 2022, at 10:00 am, at Gaslin Cemetery, near Brady, NE. In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund has been set up to assist his family with expenses.  Cards may be sent to Mark Fattig % Heartland Funeral Home – PO Box 451, Brandon, SD, 57005 or directly to his family.

Mark Lynn Fattig was born December 16, 1951, in Alliance, NE, to Dale and Marian (Hoaglund) Fattig. Growing up, Mark loved hunting, fishing, and working with hunting dogs. 

Mark held a Bachelor’s in Psychology from the University of Nebraska and a Master’s in Psychology from Fort Hays State University. In college, Mark was known for his hilarious sense of humor and profound intellect. He enjoyed frequent debates about psychology with university faculty. After graduation, Mark worked as a psychologist and ran a business selling finished hunting dogs, traveling as far as New Mexico to deliver a finished bear-hunting dog. Later, Mark transitioned to working as a product specialist for Cabella’s, which he enjoyed for many years.

Mark loved to grill, and he became very interested in smoked meats towards the end of his life. He generously shared them with friends, family, and neighbors. 

Mark is survived by his former wife, Mary (Woitaszewski) Fattig; daughter, Elissa (Jon) Heibel, and son, Edwin Fattig; two grandchildren, Steven and Cara Heibel; two brothers, Roger (Melanie) Fattig and Bruce (Ann) Fattig, and three sisters, Susan (John) Grasser, Sharon Johnson, and Carol (Barry) Rich.

Mark was preceded in death by his parents.

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