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Mark Collinson

March 9, 1984 ~ December 21, 2019 (age 35)


Mark Collinson, 35, of Oquawka, Illinois died Saturday, December 21, 2019 at home.

A memorial service will be Saturday, December 28th at 10:00 a.m. at First Christian Church, Keithsburg.  Burial will be in Oquawka Cemetery.  Following the graveside service is a time of food and fellowship at Mama’s Place in Oquawka.  Memorials may be left for Make-A-Wish or Shriner’s.  Dennison Funeral Home, Aledo is handling arrangements.

Mark Alan was born March 9, 1984 in Galesburg, Illinois the son of Michael Farquer and Teri Collinson.  He graduated from Union High School in 2004.  Marky’s dream was to work with his mom… that dream came true when they worked together at Tweety’s Hi-Way Tap in Keithsburg.  Mark had an extensive elephant collection that numbered over 5,000 pieces.  He loved people and showing his love to his family and friends.

Those left to cherish his memory are his mom:  Teri Collinson of Keithsburg; siblings:  Michael K. Collinson of Kathleen, Georgia, Robert L. (Lyndsey) Morris Collinson of Abingdon, Illinois and Jessica L. Collinson of Dayton, Ohio; nieces and nephews:  Levi Stoneking, Seth Morris, Noah Morris and Katy Morris and several aunts and uncles.

He was preceded in death by his grandparents:  Myrtis and Lyle Collinson, grandma:  Doris Cluney, special friend:  Kevin McKee and father:  Mike Farquer.

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As Marky would say… it’s see you later, not good-bye.

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Memorial Service
December 28, 2019

10:00 AM
Keithsburg First Christian Church
2003 Main Street
Keithsburg, Illinois 61442

Food & Fellowship (Luncheon)
December 28, 2019

11:30 AM
Mama's Place
1002 North 7th Street
Oquawka, IL 61469

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