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Mark Kenneth DeSpain

October 9, 1961 — October 19, 2023

Hastings, Nebraska


Mark DeSpain, 62, of Hastings died on October 19, 2023. A graveside service will be held at 11 AM on Friday, October 27, 2023, at Parkview Cemetery in Hastings with Willie Tryon officiating. There will be no viewing or visitation.

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Mark was born on October 9, 1961, in Mendota, IL, to Lee and Ruth DeSpain. He grew up in Dixon, IL. He was united in marriage to Tracey Shaw on August 18, 1983, in Hesperia, CA. The couple lived in Garden Grove, CA until moving to Hastings in 2012.

He is survived by his wife, Tracey, son, Josh DeSpain, daughter, Danielle Armenta, brother, Randy Reed, stepsons, Adams Pruitt, West Strader, and eight grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

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Friday, October 27, 2023

11:00am - 12:00 pm (Central time)

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