Mark Sessions Welch

March 21, 1972 – Dec. 3, 2018

Mark Sessions Welch, son of Louis Jay and Carol Welch, died quietly Monday, Dec. 3, 2018, in Cody at the age of 46. Mark was born in Lovell on March 21, 1972. He was the youngest of seven children. 

Mark Sessions Welch

Mark lived in Cowley and went to Cowley Elementary school until moving to Utah with his parents in 1984. He then attended Bennion Junior High School and Taylorsville High School, where he made many good friends, including another brother of heart, Todd Stewart.  

He and Todd had many odd jobs together. One job Mark had was a cook in Park City, Utah, where he discovered his love of cooking and appreciation for good food. Mark went on to be a finish carpenter and a superintendent of construction for Jacobson’s Construction. At one time he was the superintendent over four jobs in Denver.
He worked in several states including Alaska, Washington, Colorado, Nevada
and Utah. 

Mark also loved helping people. Family members are still finding out how many he did help in all the areas that he lived. 

Mark loved the outdoors, especially anything involving riding motorcycles. He spent many weekends at the sand dunes riding. There were only a few people that could beat him up to the top. He loved kickboxing, archery and guns. 

Mark is survived by his parents, Louis Jay and Carol Welch; siblings Debra (Craig) Forbush, Louis Gary Welch, Wendell (Heidi) Welch, Nancy (Bert) Nazer, Tracey (Brad) Haskell and Terri (Dusty) Brosious. He has 20 nieces and nephews with 26 great-nieces and -nephews. He was preceded in death by his niece, Wendy Forbush.

Funeral services will be held on Friday, Dec. 14, at 11 a.m. at the Cowley LDS Church. Burial will be in the Cowley Cemetery.

To send one of our special floral arrangements, please call Valley Flowers & Gifts in Lovell, 307-548-7101

One comment

  1. The ceremony was very nice. Thanks to everyone who helped out putting it all together and making it such a success. Thank you to all the family for the hospitality, I very much enjoyed the time to visit and reminisce. You are a wonderful family. It isn’t often that you get to know someone who has such a positive impact in people’s lives as Mark has had. You could often see him with the younger kids, teaching and sharing his knowledge of all things with them. He could always find a way to turn anything into a teaching moment- or a debate (depending on who it was). I have so many memories that are coming back that I will share. He was and always will be a brother and you all my family. I look forward to the next time I will see you. Thoughts and prayers are with you all.

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