Mark Allan Kemmerling

June 17, 1959 – Aug. 15, 2013

Mark Allan Kemmerling, 54, died, Thursday, Aug. 15, 2013, at Aspirus Wausau Hospital. He was born June 17, 1959, in Waukesha, to Judith Ide (Mike) Meunier, who resides in Fond du Lac and the late August Kemmerling. He married Linda Messer in Waupun on Feb. 14, 2009. She survives.

Mr. Kemmerling graduated from Waukesha North High School. He enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corps in 1978 and served until 1982. After the military years, he lived in Fond du Lac and worked for 23 years at Quad/Graphics until 2007; moving to Deerbrook in 2010 he then worked in maintenance at Merit Gear. He was a member of Faith Center Church of God. He loved living in the north woods and making a home with Linda in Deerbrook. He enjoyed bow hunting and was an avid Packers fan, a race car enthusiast, and loved cars and trucks and watching wildlife.

In addition to his wife and mother, survivors include his children, Shane (Amber) Kemmerling of Dallas and Cody Kemmerling of West Allis; stepdaughters, Kayla (Eric) Holevatz and Chrisy (Jeremy) Staudt of Hartford; stepson, Mark Linsdau of West Bend; grandson, DeSean; step-grandchildren, Lucas, Jaidyn, Logan, Chloe, Emma, Layla, Eli and “little” Richie; sister, Jane Kemmerling of Houston; his twin brother, Mike Kemmerling of Fond du Lac; brother, Matt (Rose) Kemmerling of Fond du Lac; sisters-inlaw, Gina (Frank) Zahurones of Bryant and Pam (Bob) Grace of Antigo; brother-in-law, Larry (Dixie) Messer of Antigo; and many nieces and nephews and extended family.

Visitation will be held from 11 a.m. until the noon funeral service today, Aug. 17, at the Faith Center Church of God, Antigo. The Rev. Danny Pyeatt will officiate. Veteran military rites will be held at the church following the service. Burial will be in Central Wisconsin Veteran Memorial Cemetery in King at 1 p.m. on Monday.

Strasser-Roller Funeral Home, 715-623-5202, is assisting the family. Friends may visit online at