OBITUARY - MARK PAYNE
Mark PAYNE, age 47, of Rock Rapids, Iowa died unexpectedly Monday, March 20, 2000 at Ames, Iowa.
Memorial services were held Wednesday, March 29 at Holy Name Catholic Church in Rock Rapids, Iowa with Fr. J. Charles
YETMAR officiating. Burial of the cremains followed at Holy Name Catholic Cemetery in Rock Rapids.
Mark was born on January 25, 1953 in Maryville, Missouri, the son of Milo "Mike" and Lois (REYNOLDS) PAYNE. He grew up in
northwest Missouri and southern Iowa. Mark graduated from Mount Ayr Community high school in 1971. After graduation he
worked for area construction contractors.
On January 31, 1976 he was united in marriage to Margaret "Peggy" MUNNS in Ellston, Iowa. After their marriage, they made
their home in southern Iowa and Oklahoma before moving to Rock Rapids, Iowa in 1983. Mark worked various construction jobs
until 1985 when he started his own painting and sandblasting business. In 1997 he started a new business of roofing
industrial buildings. In his spare time, Mark enjoyed treasure hunting, scuba diving, hunting, fishing and trapping.
Mark is survived by his wife, Peggy of Rock Rapids, Iowa; one son, Michael PAYNE and his wife Beth of Inwood, Iowa; three
daughters, Erin PAYNE of Sioux Falls, South Dakota, Tara PAYNE of Ames, Iowa and Caitlin PAYNE at home in Rock Rapids; two
grandchildren, Taylor and Jayd PAYNE of Inwood, Iowa; his mother, Lois BOARTS of Maryville, Missouri; one brother, Robert
PAYNE of Maryville, Missouri; and two sisters, Mary LAHIFF and Cora MAKI, both of Jacksonville, Florida.
Mark was preceded in death by his father, Milo and his brother, Terry PAYNE.
Transciption by Sharon R. Becker, June of 2010
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