Mark P. Harris, 66, of Menominee, Mich., passed away on Monday, Nov. 16, 2020, at Menominee Health Services surrounded by his family following a long illness. Mark was born on July 7, 1954, in Menominee to Philo and Lucille (Walters) Harris.
On December 1, 1973, Mark married the former Renae Johnson in Menominee. He worked at Menominee Paper Company and later L.E. Jones until his retirement. Mark loved spending time with his grandchildren and spending time at the cabin and deer hunting at the Wangerin’s. He further enjoyed Packer Parties in the garage, fishing derbies at the cabin, working in the garden, cutting grass, decorating for Christmas, music and singing. Mark was a member of Bethel Lutheran Church.
Survivors include his wife, Renae Harris; daughters: Brandi (John) Poquette and Jessica (Mark) Coduti; grandchildren: Alexis Hayward, Olivia Poquette, Connor and Gianna Coduti; sisters: Debbie (Dave) Doubek, Susan Poutinen, Pam (Scott) Dubrock, Vicki (Don) Kitkowski and Tammy (Scott) Lesandrini; brother, Kevin (Beth) Harris; brothers-in-law: David (Connie) Johnson and Michael (Diane) Johnson; several nieces and nephews; and his god daughter, Amanda Lesandrini. Mark was preceded in death by his parents; parents-in-law: Harry and Juanita Johnson; and brother-in-law, Jay Poutinen.
Private family services will be held at Anderson Kell Funeral Home. A celebration of Mark’s life will be announced at a later date.
The family would like to thank all of his great buddies at L.E. Jones for all the help they gave Mark in his early stages of dementia. Also, to all the staff at Menominee Health Services and a very special thanks to Robin, Danielle, and Jessie, his guardian angels.
Several years ago we lost the man we knew, and on November 16, 2020 we lost the man we loved.