Dr. Mark Whitsitt


Date: Thu, March 31, 2016
Start time: 2:00 pm
Lutheran Church of Hope
925 Jordan Creek Parkway, West Des Moines
Arrangements By:
The Cremation Society of Iowa


Dr. Mark Whitsitt

March 28, 1965 - March 26, 2016

Dr. Mark Whitsitt, beloved husband, dedicated father, son, brother and friend to all who knew him entered into eternal life on Saturday, March 26, 2016.

His long, courageous battle never stole his joyful spirit. Even in the toughest moments, Mark was not defined by his illness, but rather by his infectious love for Jesus.

Mark is survived by his wife, Jodi, their children, Bailey (20), Lauren (10), and Grant (8), his father and step-mother, Kenneth and Janet Whitsitt, twin brother Scott Whitsitt (Mary Jolly), sister, Marcia Watts (Charles), aunt Charlene Smith, brothers and sisters-in-law and several cousins, nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Beverly Burton Whitsitt, his uncle, Lynn Smith, as well as several grandparents.

Friends and family are invited to attend a Celebration of Life Service on Thursday, March 31 at 2 p.m. at Lutheran Church of Hope West Des Moines Campus. A reception will follow. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to help the family establish education funds for their children.

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