Mark W. Wiertsema


On July 27, 2019, at his home in Sealy TX, surrounded by his loved ones, Mark passed away and went home to be with his Lord. Mark was born in Worthington on April 15, 1962 to Harlan and Sharon Fredrickson Wiertsema. He was raised in Rushmore, Mn., graduated from Worthington Senior High, then attended Albert Lea Trade School. Moving to Houston Tx, he began his career as an Electrician. Mark was an avid golfer, loved gardening, kept his lawn looking like a golf course and was a talented carpenter. And still had time to run his own Commercial Electrical Company, where his two sons and stepson were employed. Mark was a great father, wonderful husband and a special son!! He is survived by his mother, Sharon Wiertsema, his wife Shirl, three sons, Jordan (Crystal), Jessup and Jimmy, a daughter, Angie, two granddaughters, Winter and Kaylee, one grandson, Jimmy and Phyllis Wiertsema.  Mark also left behind his two brothers, Stephen (Lori) and Paul (Jodilynn) both from Alaska and his two sisters, Lisa from Florida and Krista from Alaska, and numerous Aunts, Uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins. Mark was preceded in death by his dad, Harlan Wiertsema, a sister and his grandparents. Respected by his colleagues and loved by many, Mark Wayne will be sorely missed!!

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