August 3, 2020
Mt. Olivet Cemetery
3912 W 4th St
Waterloo, IA 50701
Parrott and Wood Chapel of Memories is assisting the family
Mark A. Distler
Mark A. Distler was born June 20, 1948 in Waterloo, the son of Raymond and Lena (Sadler) Distler. He married Sandra Schmidt on February 4, 1967 at St. Joe’s Catholic Church in Waterloo. Mark worked at C.W. Shireys and Manatts Inc. as a shop foreman, retiring in 2017. He enjoyed traveling, racing and working and fixing cars. Mark had a hobby farm for many years. Mark was a fabulous husband, father and grandfather. He was a mentor to many and he was a master of all. He is the man, the myth, the legend.
Mark passed away on Saturday, July 25 at his home. He is preceded in death by his parents and a sister Mariel Distler. Mark is survived by his wife and best friend, Sandra of Waterloo, two sons, Dave (Vikki) Distler of Denver and Dan (Melanie) Distler of Jesup, two daughters, Dawn (Tim) Scribner of Dunkerton and Denise (Lester) Howard of Waterloo, ten grandchildren, Dillon (Hannah) Distler, Allison Distler, Mark (Rachel) Scribner, Cassandra (Joe) Rozanske, Austin (Stephanie) Scribner, Tyler (Kayla) Scribner, Isabelle Distler, Grace Distler, Stella Distler and Ashley (Sarah) Howard, six great-grandchildren, Mackenzie and Mason Scribner, Zofia Rozanske, Jaycee and Max, and Lincoln Howard, two brothers, Raymond (Mary) Distler of Raymond and Tom (Nancy) Distler of Solon and three sisters, Suzanne (Gary) Sankey of Cedar Falls, Jane Dallenbach of Waterloo and Chris (Mark) McGraw of Clinton.
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