Mark R. Blaesing, 74, of Elgin, passed away on Thursday April 6, 2017 in his home. He was born on January 2, 1943 in Detroit, MI the son of Clarence and Angeline Blaesing. Mark graduated from St. Edward Catholic High School in 1961 and Aurora College in 1965, and for the last 20 years, he worked for Walmart in Elgin.
He was a member of St. Laurence Catholic Church
Survivors include his wife: Martha (nee Volmer), whom he married on May 8, 1976; and his son: Christopher Blaesing.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Funeral mass will be held on Tuesday April 11, 2017 at 10:00 AM at St. Laurence Catholic Church, Elgin, with Rev. Andrew Mulcahey officiating. Burial with honors will follow at Mount Hope Cemetery, Elgin. Visitation will be on Monday from 4-8:00 PM at the Laird Funeral Home, Elgin, and on Tuesday at the church from 9:15 AM until the start of mass. Memorials may be directed for masses in his name. For information, 847-741-8800 or www.lairdfamilyfuneralservices.com