Ian Seevers Mack

April 20, 1983 - Feb. 4, 2007

Ian Seevers Mack, 23, of Appleton, passed away Sunday, Feb. 4, 2007, in a climbing accident in Bishop, Calif. Ian was born April 20, 1983, in Waukesha, to Marcus and Shelley (nee Seevers) Mack and was brought to his savior through holy baptism May 8, 1983.

He was a 2005 graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Madison with a degree in environmental conservation and biology. Ian attended Wisconsin Lutheran High School in Milwaukee and graduated from Fox Valley Lutheran High School, Appleton, in 2001. He was a vibrant individualist and an experienced and avid outdoorsman. Ian had a thirst for knowledge and enjoyed reading, art and music. A free-spirit, Ian embraced life with gusto and took every opportunity to enjoy new experiences. Ian was an experienced traveler. Whether summiting Mont Blanc or the peaks of Utah, sleeping on the Spanish Steps in Italy, or solo hiking the Pacific Coastal Trail, Ian was at home in the outdoors and loved adventure. Charming, well-spoken and friendly, Ian enjoyed meeting people and made friends quickly. He was a young man of diversified interest and loved life and his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ.

He will be immensely missed by family and friends alike.

Survivors include his parents; his younger sisters, Amy Noelle and Sadie Carolyn; his grandparents, Carolyn Mack of Waukesha and Joann (James) Wolfgram of Hales Corners; and his wonderful aunts, uncles, cousins and friends that he loved so much.

Friends may call from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 9, at Wichmann Funeral Home, 537 N. Superior St., Appleton. Visitation continues from 10 a.m. until the 11 a.m. funeral service Saturday, Feb. 10, at Mount Olive Evangelical Lutheran Church, 930 E. Florida Ave., Appleton, with the Rev. Robert Raasch officiating. Interment will be in Community Lutheran Cemetery.

The family would like to extend sincere thanks to everyone who has offered their support and love.

Ian, we love you and will miss you very much. You gave us amazing memories and we look forward to a joyful reunion in heaven. A memorial has been established in his name.

Wichmann Funeral Home, 537 N. Superior St., Appleton, is serving the family. For more information, call (920) 739-1231 or visit online at

I will lift up mine eyes unto the hills, from whence cometh my help. Psalm 121:1-3