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Frances M. (Sensibaugh) Mark

January 1, 1931 ~ October 22, 2019 (age 88)

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Frances M. (Sensibaugh) Mark, 88 of Queen Rd., Plymouth, Indiana arrived in her real home on Tuesday, October 22, 2019 at 2:32 a.m. and is now in the presence of her Lord, with a smile on her face and a mind as sharp as ever. She had been at Life Care Center, Rochester, Indiana where she had been in declining health. On January 1, 1931 in Valparaiso, Indiana she was born to Lester Sensibaugh and Mary (Schultz) Sensibaugh. Frances had lived most of her life in Marshall County community.

She was married to George J. Minarik from 1950 to 1973, they divorced. On August 5, 1974 in Mishawaka, Indiana she married Donald L. Mark Sr. and have shared the past 45 years together.

Frances was a Housewife/Homemaker.

She was a member of the Grace Baptist Church, Plymouth, Indiana; and a graduate of Argos High School with the class of 1950. 


Frances is survived by her Husband – Don Mark Sr. of Plymouth, Indiana

Children – Nona Hutchins and husband Harry of South Bend, Indiana; Sandra Sanders and husband Jim of South Bend, Indiana; George Minarik and wife Donna of Mishawaka, Indiana; Judy Bella of Walkerton, Indiana; Tim Minarik and wife Karen of South Bend, Indiana; Don Mark Jr. of Plymouth, Indiana; Becky Kretchmer and husband Kern of Plymouth, Indiana; Dennis Mark and wife Stacy of Argos, Indiana.

21 Grandchildren           29 Great Grandchildren              2 Great-Great Grandchildren

Sisters – Martha Hott of Rochester, Indiana; Doris Kissner of Knox, Indiana; Phyllis Barnes of Oregon; Thelma Nelson of Tennessee;  and Wonda Fox and husband Jim of Rochester, Indiana

Brother – Gene Sensibaugh and wife Kathy of Argos, Indiana

She is preceded in death by her Parents; Brothers – Don Sensibaugh and Dale Sensibaugh; Sisters – Leona Starky and Alice Banks


Friends may visit with the family on Friday October 25, 2019 from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. at the Earl-Grossman Funeral Home, 208 N. Michigan St., Argos, Indiana.

Funeral Services will follow on Friday October 25, 2019 at 1:00 p.m. at the funeral home with Pastor Pete Wardlow. Burial will follow at the Maxinkuckee IOOF Cemetery, Culver, Indiana.


Memorial Contributions may be made to help the family with final expenses at: Frances M. Mark Memorial Fund – 208 N. Michigan St., Argos, Indiana 46501.




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October 25, 2019

11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Earl-Grossman Funeral Home
208 N. Michigan St.
Argos, IN 46501

Funeral Service
October 25, 2019

1:00 PM
Earl-Grossman Funeral Home
208 N. Michigan St.
Argos, IN 46501

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