Mark Alan Grinstead
Funeral services for Mark Alan Grinstead, 68, Lawrence, KS will be held at 6:00 p.m. on Monday, September 26, 2022, at Warren-McElwain Mortuary in Lawrence with a visitation starting at 4:00 pm. Burial will take place 11:00 a.m., Tuesday, September 27, 2022, at Leavenworth National Cemetery in Leavenworth, KS. Mark passed away on Saturday, September 17, 2022, at the University of Kansas Medical Center in Kansas City, KS.
Mark was born on November 5, 1953, in Lawrence, KS, to Hugh and Dorothy (Hammer) Grinstead.
Mark married Margaret “Midge” Howey on November 28, 1986, in Harveyville, KS and she survives at the home.
Other survivors include his wife, Midge, children, David (Danielle) Remboldt, Christine Hyatt, Kari Holt, two sisters, Debbie (Daryl) Beene, Peggy Gravette, and 12 grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, and two siblings.
Mark served in the U.S. Army 25th infantry for seven years.
Mark was a Fire Fighter and Fire Inspector for the City of Lawrence for 26 years.
Memorial contributions may be made to The Humane Society of the United States by mail to The Humane Society of the United States, 1255 23rd Street NW, Suite 450, Washington DC 20037 or the McSwain Foundation, 871 E 1450 Rd., Lawrence, Ks 66046 Memorial donations may also be sent in care of Warren-McElwain Mortuary, 120 W. 13th Street, Lawrence, KS 66044.
Will miss you Mark.
I worked a number of years with Mark. Also enjoyed a few pheasant hunting trips. What a shock and what a loss. Sincere sympathies to the family.
Praying for peace for Midge and the family.
Midge, I am so sorry for your loss. Sending my deepest condolences to you.
Midge, We are so sad for your loss. He will be missed by all whose life he touched.
So very deeply sorry, Midge and family.
So terribly sorry for your loss, Midge.
Dear Midge, My sincere condolences to you and your family. I am so very sorry for your loss. Sending you warm hugs from Ohio.
Midge and family, My sincere sorrow and condolences on the loss of such a wonderful man. Mark was truly a very special one of a kind man.
My sincerest condolences . May he rest in peace
Dear Midge, My sincere condolences to you and your family. I am very sorry for your loss. Sending you love and comfort.
My deepest of condolences and prayers of comfort for you Midge. I’m so sorry to hear about this. With all of our love.
Sorry for your loss. Went to school with Mark fun andalways nice guy!Gone too soon
Dear Midge, there are not enough words to express our Deepest Heartfelt Sympathy to you and your family for your loss! Sending to you our love, thoughts and prayers!!
SEK Humane Society Board of Director’s,
Director and Staff
Dear Midge, My heart aches for you. I am so sorry for the loss of your dear, dear Mark. I am sending prayers of peace and comfort to you. With love, Judy
I am so sorry for your loss, Midge. Sending you so much love from Maryland.
Midge, I am so sadden by your loss. May you stay strong through this terrible time of your life, knowing so many people are thinking of you and want to help when needed.
Midge and family, I am so sorry to hear of Mark’s passing. Thinking of you all sending healing thoughts your way.
Midge and family,
We were so sorry to read of Mark’s death. We are thinking of you during this trying time.
Bob & Patsy Moody
Christine: I’m so sorry for the loss of your father. I know you had a special bond with him as most girls do with their Dad’s. Haven’t seen you in years but I never forget, “my girls.”
May your Dad rest in peace.
I am so sorry for your loss. May his memory be a blessing…
We are so sorry to hear of Mark’s passing. Prayers for peace and comfort during this difficult time.
From Paula Low, Connie West and the rest of the St. Louis Family
Midge, I can only think of kind thoughts when it comes to Mark. He was a wonderful person who showed his love for you in so many ways. May fond memories help to sustain you in the days, weeks, months and years ahead.
Midge and family,
We were so sorry to read of Mark’s death. His positive impact on people will remain for generations and he will long be remembered. We share your grief.
Mark was such a good good man. I will certainly miss my friend.
Midge, my heartfelt condolences to you and your family. Sending you love and comfort at this difficult time.
To Marks Family. We are so sorry for your loss. Please accept our deepest condolences.
Dear Midge, I am so sorry for your loss. I am sure he was an extra-special person, and he will be missed.
I’m sending warm wishes and my deepest sympathy to Mark’s friends and family. May his memory be a blessing.
My sincere condolences to David and Midge.
Midge, I am so heartbroken for you and your family. Mark was a good man and I have many fond memories of seeing him at all the LHS functions. I am sending you so much love and prayers during this incredibly difficult time. I’m so sorry.