Director Mark Kimball Passes
Mark Kimball passed away on Monday, Sept. 16, 2019 at the age of 69.
Mark David Kimball was born on June 20, 1950, the sixth of eight children born to the late
John S. and Margaret (Kiffe) Kimball. His twin brother Joseph died at birth.
Mark graduated in 1968 from Port Washington High School.
He married Cindy Jean Krueger of Grafton in 1971, and their union was blessed with four
In 2007, Mark married Karen Sue Johnson, who preceded him in death exactly two years ago
after a courageous battle with Lewy body dementia.
Throughout his life, Mark was an avid musician in Ozaukee County, singing barbershop, playing in the Port City Band and directing church choirs at both St. Peter's and St. John's in Port Washington. For 13 years, he was also the director of the Ozaukee Chorus.
Mark and his wife Karen were supporters of the United Way and Make a Wish Foundation. Together they raised over $15,000 through grassroots efforts for these charities.
Mark worked as a mechanic at the Wisconsin Electric Power Plant for over 30 years.
Mark will be remembered as someone who cared deeply for his family and gave of his time, talents and heart to the causes he believed in.
“He was a hard worker, great storyteller and jokester, and would give the shirt off his back to his neighbors,” his daughter Trea said.
Throughout the years, family members would just shake their heads at the numerous stories of the pranks he would pull on his coworkers and friends.