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Mark C. Johns Obituary


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“Mark was my little brother's dad. He's always been in my life. He was always there when I needed him, even when it was for stupid stuff. I know him...Read More »
1 of 18 | Posted by: Allison Morningstar - Wapakoneta, OH

“I practically grew up in the Johns' house, and it staggers my mind that so permanent a fixture in the memories of my childhood is no longer with us. ...Read More »
2 of 18 | Posted by: Nate McElroy - State College, PA

“I knew Mark from my mother being in the Acres. She past this May, and I will never forget Mark being there through the tough times. I also know his...Read More »
3 of 18 | Posted by: Lisa Van Horn - Cridersville, OH

“The family of Jesse Franks offers our most heart felt sympathies to the family of Mr. Johns. Even though we had never met Mr. Johns, we certainly...Read More »
4 of 18 | Posted by: THe Family of Jesse Franks

“Mark's life did indeed touch many others. I have heard many compliments from residents and their famillies telling how Mark went the extra mile in...Read More »
5 of 18 | Posted by: Kitty Sunderland - New Knoxville, OH

“Mark was a wonderful, and caring person as well as a considerate nurse.I have know know Mark for a long while. He always listen to you and gave good...Read More »
6 of 18 | Posted by: Carolyn Hearn - Lima, OH - friend

“I never had the privilege to meet Mark, but I and my family have considered his brother Scott family for years, and have heard many a story of how...Read More »
7 of 18 | Posted by: The Market Family

“Mark was a compassionate and caring person that always took time for his residents and made them feel like family. He was a helping friend and mentor...Read More »
8 of 18 | Posted by: Mona Shinabery - friend

“I have only had the privilege of working with Mark for a few months, however I was very impressed with Mark. He so interesting to just sit and talk...Read More »
9 of 18 | Posted by: Connie Piece - Wapakoneta, OH

“Mark was an amazing person and a wonderful nurse. I worked with him for 3 years, first as an STNA then as an LPN. Mark was always willing to listen...Read More »
10 of 18 | Posted by: Blanca Garcia - friend/coworker

“Theres so many memories of Mark that I could share, but theres one that stickes out, is when mark told me its not the quantity of life its the...Read More »
11 of 18 | Posted by: Sabrina Hankins - Wapakoneta, OH

“Mark was a truly remarkable person! He was a wonderful friend, nurse, and mentor. He always had a spectacular way of reading and understanding people...Read More »
12 of 18 | Posted by: Ciara and Jason Hopkins

“I worked with Mark at Auglaize Acres from 1997-1999. He was always very professional, would talk about most anything and gave the best advice. He...Read More »
13 of 18 | Posted by: Julie Miller - Waynesfield, OH

“I'm sorry for your loss. I will be remembering you all in prayer. He was awesome. He loved what he did as an LPN. I really enjoyed working with him. ”
14 of 18 | Posted by: Trista Johnson

“Mark was a wonderful talker and could talk about anything under the sun and beyond. He had a great sense of humor and was interested in everything,...Read More »
15 of 18 | Posted by: Michelle, Rob and Zachary Brown - OH

“Kim, Matt , Zach, and family, You are in our thoughts and prayers. Jeff, Paula Keegan and Logan ”
16 of 18 | Posted by: The Vorhees Family - friends

“used to work night shift with mark at the acers...mark was always a fine man and professional at his job.... always enjoyed seeing him and his...Read More »
17 of 18 | Posted by: john d. faulkner - wapakoneta, OH

“I will always remember him telling Kim on Fri. that all you had to do to make a four-leaf clover out of a 3 leaf clover was to keep turning it...Read More »
18 of 18 | Posted by: Sue McClain - waynesfield, OH


Mark C. Johns, age 42 of Wapakoneta, died Monday, July 25, 2011 in Lima Memorial Hospital. He was born December 28, 1968 in Lima, Ohio. He is the son of Charles P. and Lela R Myers Johns who survive in Lima. On May 30, 2003 he married Kimberly Gross who also survives in Wapakoneta.

Mr. Johns was a Licensed Practical Nurse working at Auglaize Acres Nursing Home, Wapakoneta. He enjoyed the outdoors, campfires, and cooking. He loved the time spent with his sons and friends.

Survivors include 2 sons Matthew Johns and Zacharia Johns; and 3 siblings Bonnie (Mark) McNamara of Lima, Tammie (Bob) Hursh of Bluffton, Scott R. (Jennifer) Johns of New Commerstown; and multiple nieces and nephews; and many close friends.

It is the hope of his family and friends that others will benefit from his gift of organ donation.

The family will receive friends from 12:00-2:00 and 6:00-8:00, Thursday, July 28, 2011 at Bayliff & Son Funeral Home, Cridersville.

Funeral Services will begin at 1:30 p.m., Friday, July 29, 2011 at the funeral home. Pastor Don Nichols and Pastor Gary Bragg will officiate.

Burial will be at a later date in St. Matthew Cemetery.

Mark took great pride in his nursing work, especially with Alzheimer’s patients. Memorial Contributions may be made to Auglaize Acres Alzheimer’s Unit.