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Obituary - Mark Bloomquist

Mark Bloomquist

1960 - 2021

Cook Southland Funeral Chapel - Bloomquist(2021)

Mr. Mark Bloomquist passed away in Medicine Hat on Thursday, September 9, 2021, at the age of 61 years. Mark was born in Assiniboia, Saskatchewan on June 17, 1960. This is also where he was raised and graduated from the Assiniboia Composite High School. He had many skills and worked as a mechanic, in autobody and various companies in the oil and gas industry. Mark was known for his hard work ethic and humorous nature as he was always pulling pranks! He was an avid Roughriders fan and enjoyed fishing, camping and spending time with the grandkids. On June 19, 2010, he married Cheryl Hawkins and recently celebrated their 11th anniversary. Mark will be remembered by his wife, Cheryl; children, Khrystyna Funk, Brandy Bridges, Jay McDonald (Joanna), Naquita Bloomquist (Mac), Sheila Hawkins (Curtis) and Travis Hawkins; grandchildren, Lily, Keaton, Emma, Ashton, Claire, Tyson, Kaiden and Hunter; siblings: Wanda Rust, Wendy Tendler, Brenda Williams, Shelly Oxelgren, Scot Bloomquist; brothers-in-law, Kelvin Hawkins, Glen Hawkins, Curtis Hawkins, Jerry Tendler, Larry Oxelgren, Blaine Hobbs and Bart Walters; sisters-in-law, Laurie Hawkins, Darlene Walters and Eunice Hawkins; mother-in-law, Marlene Hawkins and many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his parents, Lloyd Bloomquist and Faye Day; brother, Kenneth; father-in-law, Norman Hawkins and brothers-in-law, Meryl Rust and Jim Williams. A Celebration of Mark’s Life will be held at Cook Southland Funeral Chapel, 901 - 13 Street SW, Medicine Hat on Saturday, September 18, 2021, at 11:00 a.m. with Life Celebrant Lynett Getz officiating. Those attending are required to wear a mask as per regulations. Those wishing to join the family virtually and experience the celebration are invited to watch via Live-Stream and may do so by visiting our website and selecting the View Broadcast button on the homepage at service time. Memorial donations in Mark’s name may be directly to the Canadian Cancer Society, 200-325 Manning Road N.E., Calgary, Alberta, T2E 2P5.

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  1. Bill Power:
    Sep 11, 2021 at 04:22 PM

    Sorry to hear of Mark's passing. Thinking of his family in this difficult time.

    Sep 13, 2021 at 06:35 PM

    I am so sorry to hear about the loss of a great guy. He was a great person to work with. My thoughts and prayers are with his family.

  3. Don and Lisa Sweet:
    Sep 16, 2021 at 11:04 AM

    So sorry for your loss, Mark was a great guy with a great sense of humour, wonderful spirit with a generous heart

  4. Omer & Bernie Lemieux:
    Sep 17, 2021 at 11:33 PM

    Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this sad time.

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