Mark David Knickel

Mark David Knickel, 72, of Fond du Lac, passed away Monday, August 28, 2023 peacefully in his sleep.

Mark was born on May 5, 1951 to Bruce and Jean (Rosenberger) Knickel of Campbellsport.

On October 22, 1977, Mark married Elizabeth Anne “Lisa” Edwards. Love brought Mark and Lisa together in life and they remarried on November 22, 2000. Lisa passed away July 28, 2017.

Mark was a 1969 graduate of Campbellsport High School, and loved commiserating with classmates at their reunions. He looked forward to them all. He was a trucker all his life, and was proud of his partnership with his brother in Knickel Transportation. He was successful at it, and enjoyed traveling the country. He felt he had the best job ever. Mark was also a committed Patriot, and enjoyed Facebook friends from all over the country. He made friends wherever he went, and considered his current neighbors some of his best.

Mark is survived by his brother Steven (Barbara) Knickel, sister Jill (Scott) Koerwitz, and sister Nancy (Gary) Bindas.

He is further survived by nieces and nephews Kristina (Knickel) Meilahn (Michael) and their children Alayna, Aydan, and Aydryan; Michael Wagner (Jennifer Karpinsky); and Stephanie Wagner and her children Gabriella and Lucas.

Also surviving him are his family: (Lisa’s children) Kyle Edwards (Miranda Junyor) and their children Lillian, Nathaniel, and Melody; Kevin (Amber) Edwards and their children Jaydn, Stevie, and Liam; and Kristofor (Danielle) Edwards and their children Mykenzy and Landon.

Mark was preceded in death by his parents, Bruce and Jean, his grandparents, Martin and Lazetta Knickel, and Alfred and Henrietta Rosenberger, his aunts and uncles, Joyce Knickel, Joan (Knickel) Malson, Art and Al Rosenberger, and Jane (Rosenberger) Miller.

A time of gathering and visitation will be held on Friday, September 1, 2023 from 4:00 pm until 6:00 pm at Twohig Funeral Home, 305 Fond du Lac Ave Fond du Lac, WI. 54935. The service will follow at 6:00 pm. He will be buried with his beloved wife on Saturday, September 2, 2023 at 10:00 am at Union Cemetery in Campbellsport.