Mark E. Meyer

February 8, 1961 - March 31, 2014
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Mark E. Meyer, 53, of Belvidere, died Monday, March 31, 2014, from a heart attack following his daily jog. He was born February 8, 1961 in Belvidere. Mark graduated in 1979 from Belvidere High School. He went on to complete a 2 year building construction degree from Rock Valley College and a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from Rockford College and a Master’s Degree with honors in Computer Architecture from DePaul University. He was highly sought after in the workplace, working for Hyatt, Orbitz, Sears and most recently, Prime-X Wireless in Lake Geneva. Mark was an avid runner and loved to run along the lake during his lunch hour. He completed 7 marathons and lived a healthy lifestyle making fitness a cornerstone in his life. He also enjoyed working on house projects, installing his own sprinkler system; lighting and loved his cars. He had several project cars he planned to paint and restore. Mark and Lori loved Florida and had planned to retire to the warmth where Mark would be able to run year round. His unique humor and laughter will be sadly missed by all of us. Mark is survived by his wife, Lori, 2 daughters, Paige and Kirsten ; grandson, Rhone; sister, Shelly (Jim) Walling and parents, Gene and Sharon Meyer.

A celebration of Mark’s life will be held at 11:00 AM on Saturday, May 3, 2014 at Buck-Wheeler-Hyland Chapel. Visitation from 9-11 AM, Saturday, May 3, 2014 at Buck-Wheeler-Hyland Chapel. It was his wish to be cremated. Arrangements Anderson Funeral and Cremation Services, Buck-Wheeler-Hyland Chapel 218 W. Hurlbut Av. Belvidere, IL. To express condolences online, please visit

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Date: Saturday, May 3, 2014

Time: 9:00 am - 11:00 am

Pending with Anderson Funeral and cremation Services: Buck-Wheeler-Hyland Chapel


218 W. Hurlbut, Belvidere, IL, 61008

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Service Information

Date: Saturday, May 3, 2014

Time: 11:00 am -

Pending with Anderson Funeral and cremation Services: Buck-Wheeler-Hyland Chapel


218 W. Hurlbut, Belvidere, IL, 61008

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Born: February 8, 1961
Died: March 31, 2014

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Dennis Peaslee posted on 4/2/14

Prays for your whole family


Val and Randy Schwandt posted on 4/4/14

Dear Lori and Family, we are shocked and saddened to hear the news of Marks passing and so very sorry for your loss. You are in our daily prayers. We pray God's comfort and that He fill all the empty places left by your Dear Mark. Enjoy your good memories, until you meet again in happiness.


Dan Lendman DVM posted on 4/4/14

Lori and Family, I am so sorry for your loss. I and everyone at the clinic have you in our prayers.


Ron and Donna Pease posted on 4/4/14

We are in Arizona and were so saddened to see you loss'ed Mark so suddenly. GOD Bless you and your family,our prayers are with you all. Ron and Donna Pease


Chuck & Dixie Long posted on 4/4/14

Lori & Family, We are saddened to hear of your loss. We never met Mark but know he had to be an exceptional person from his life choices. May you have you good memories to help you through these hardest of times. You and your family are in our prayers.


Jonna (Affeldt) Capio posted on 4/4/14

Dear Lori and family - I am stunned, totally overwhelmed and saddened to hear of your loss of Mark. I cannot even imagine the depth of your grief. I am so very sorry. You are in my thoughts and prayers. Jonna (Affeldt) Capio


The O'Briens posted on 4/6/14

To the entire Meyer family, please accept our deepest condolences. It was an honor to know Mark over the years. His accomplishments during his life were both amazing as well as inspiring. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.


Karen Manalli posted on 4/6/14

So sorry for your loss. May time and great memories help to ease your sorrow. Our sincere sympathy from the Manalli family.


Gary Evans posted on 4/9/14

Lori & girls, I am so sorry to hear about Mark's passing. While it is very sad, I can't help but to remember the great runs he & I had over the Sundstrand lunch hour "back in the day" & it makes me smile. I know it is hard to loose those so close to us & I pray that you will find comfort in the many memories your family has of Mark. I will pray for your family that the many joyous memories of Mark helps to provide some peace & comfort during this difficult time. Missing Mark ... Gary


Art Mahanna posted on 5/2/14

I’m very sorry for your loss. I only knew Mark a short time, since he rejoined Primex last year. What struck me at first is how respectful and polite he was. It made me take note of my own behavior at times, and how I could do better. He and I shared an interest in Architecture, and we compared notes on our careers. For some reason I concluded he was several years younger than me (perhaps his approach to life), and it was only upon his passing that I realized we were contemporaries, having grown up just an hour away from each other our entire lives, maybe even crossing paths at some point without knowing it. The loss of his insight, humor, and wit has already been felt here at work. “Death leaves a heartache no one can heal, love leaves a memory no one can steal ~ headstone in Ireland”.


Kay Anderson posted on 4/3/14

Lori, I am so sorry for your loss. You and your family are in my prayers.


Peggy Reynolds posted on 4/3/14

We are so sorry to hear about Mark. You and your family are in our prayers.


Erik & Dawn Lutzow posted on 4/2/14

Your family is in our thoughts and prayers.


Kathy Mechler posted on 4/2/14

Dear Gene, Sharon & Family - Our hearts go out to you all in this difficult time. Praying for peace for your family - been where you are and I know that it isn't an easy place. Keep your memories close until you meet again. Love always, Jim, Kathy & Daisy Mechler


Susie Tucker posted on 4/2/14

Our hearts hurt for you and our prayers are for comfort and strength for you. May you find much joy in your memories and comfort and strength in your faith - Steve and Susie Tucker


Sally Norek posted on 4/3/14

Praying you find comfort in all the memories you have been Blessed with. Love to you all


Paul Shekoski posted on 4/3/14

Mark was an inspiration for his dedication, love and warmth to his family. I fondly remember him being in love with his wife when I would see them dancing at charity Alzheimer events. There was a genuineness he exhibited which was an inspiration on how other should enjoy life and openly share their lives.


Jennifer Wylie Gummerus posted on 4/3/14

Dear Lori, I am so sorry to hear of Marks passing. My heartfelt thoughts and prayers go out to you and your family. Jennifer


Chuck & Karen Britnell posted on 4/3/14

Gene & Sharon, so sorry to learn of your loss. We know the heartbreak firsthand. We will be thinking of you. God Bless, With sadness, Chuck & Karen


Todd Ryan posted on 4/3/14

My thoughts and prays to Marks family, just so the update on Class of 79 facebook page, I had several classes with Mark and some good laugh he will be missed . Todd Ryan


Navin Patel posted on 4/3/14

I am so sorry for loss of your husband. You and your family will be in our prayer. May God confort you all piece in difficult time and God bless his soul.


John and Cindy posted on 5/2/14

Our thoughts are with you. Sorry we won't be able to attend Mark's service. Perhaps we three could lunch in the near future?