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Mark Oestreich

Jun 7th, 1958 - Mar 23rd, 2021

Visitation: 3-5 p.m. Saturday, March 27, 2021, at Frank & Bright Funeral Home in Flora


   Mark Allen Oestreich, age 62, of Flora, Illinois, passed away Tuesday morning, March 23, 2021, at his home.

   He was born June 17, 1958, in Centralia, Illinois, the son of Charles T. and Rose Mary (Felton) Oestreich.

   Mark enjoyed being outdoors, especially time spent fishing in the Little Wabash River.  He owned and operated Dependable Well Service and was a member of the Flora VFW Post 3999 and Flora American Legion Post 14.  Mark had never met a stranger and will be remembered for always being friendly to everyone.  

   He is survived by 3 sons: Doug (Pam) Lindsey of Flora, Greg (Kay) Oestreich of Clay City, and Zeb Oestreich of Clay City; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren; siblings: Steve (Carol) Oestreich of Xenia, Debby (David) Devore of Flora, Randy (Janet) Oestreich of Kinmundy, Patty (Dale) Loehr of Flora, Lori (Tim) VanDyke of Hord, Tim (RaeAnn) Oestreich, and Angie (Kevin) Connell of Flora; and several nieces and nephews.

   He was preceded in death by his parents; an infant sister: Cheryl; and a great-nephew: Bryce.

   A visitation will be held 3-5 p.m. Saturday, March 27, 2021, at Frank & Bright Funeral Home in Flora.  Memorial Donations are suggested to Flora VFW Post 3999 and will be accepted through the funeral home.  To share a memory or condolence visit:  


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Judy Griffith

March 24th

Tim, Patty, Angie and families, so very sorry for your loss. My prayers are with each of you

Cathy Oestreich Briscoe

March 24th

You gave me some wonderful memories for over 20 years and left me with an absolutely wonderful little family. Until we all meet again!!

Mary Reynolds

March 24th

Rest easy Mark πŸ’” My condolences to your family...Gone way to soon...πŸ™

Meryl Woods Jr

March 24th

So very sorry for your loss my thoughts and Prayers go out to the family.

Pam Sehie Burgener

March 24th

So sorry to hear of Marks passing. Praying for all the family.

Steve and Misty Wheeler

March 24th

We are so sorry for your loss. Mark was a great guy and always had a smile. Keeping all the family and friends in our thoughts and prayers...hugs

Tammy Dulaney

March 24th

Sorry for your loss sure going two miss seeing Mark ooo smiling face πŸ™ rip

Bud and Linda Martin

March 24th

We are so sorry for your loss. Our hearts hurt for each of you. We know the shock and pain of losing a sibling. I love the picture you chose...that is how I remember Mark...always smiling! Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time and in the days ahead. May God comfort you and give you strength. RIP Mark❣️

Sharon David

March 24th

He was always smiling and laughing and never met a stranger. Prayers for Mark's family.

Krystal Shroyer & Family

March 24th

Really gonna miss your laughter & all your ornery shenanigans!!! Til we meet again my friend. Sending my condolences to all the family....

Steve and Ruthie Welty

March 24th

Shocked to hear the news of his passing! I had just talked to him a few days before. He was a friend to many, and will be missed. Our deepest condolences. Steve

Bill Davis

March 24th

Rest easy Mark, will always remember the good time from long ago.

Doug and Nancy Mills

March 24th

So sorry for the loss of another classmate. Prayers for all of his family

Tawanna White

March 24th

This breaks my heart...every time I saw you,you always had a big smile and a huge are loved and will be missed by soooo many !!! R.I.P. ,my friend...till I see you again

Susan and Jim Allison

March 24th

Mark was a good friend of ours. We shared a lot of fun times with him back in the day. We’ll miss him. πŸ’™

Angie Pruitt

March 24th

Shared some fun times with Mark. Will cherish those memorys always. Heaven gained another good man. Prayers for the family.

Karen Lewis

March 24th

The picture is just the way I remember Mark, he will be missed, he was a very kind person. Rest in peace. Prayers for his family.

Carl Zimmerman

March 25th

Sad to hear of Mark's passing. He was always willing to help anyone that ask. Listened to many of his tales over the years. He was a good soul . Will be missed by all of us. My thoughts go out to all his family members. May his soul rest in peace. He was a good friend.

Sue Hampsten

March 24th

So sorry for your loss. Praying for you all. Dennis and Sue Hampsten

donald fry

March 25th

yes going to miss mark if there was any thing you needed to know about the river hey could tell you ,send all our prayers to all of you and to mark, like to be there and show my support but my mother well be layed to rest the same day and time .

Crystal Ashley

March 24th

Gone too soon but never forgotten. His smiling face and contagious laughter will be missed by many. My Condolences to the whole family. RIP my friend. Until we meet again.

Craig Lee

March 24th

RIP Mark prayers to The Families we’ve all lost A Great One

Terry Igert

March 24th

We are very sorry to hear that Mark has passed! He always had a smile for you when you saw each other.

Darla & Larry Murphy

March 24th

So sorry to hear of Mark's passing. I got to know him thru my step-dad, he always had a story and was always happy when I would talk to him. He will be missed.


March 24th

He was always smiling. He will be missed.

Betty Tucker Simmons

March 24th

To Mark's family, so sorry for your loss

Ronald Phelps

March 25th

I’m so sorry to hear of your loss! My condolences to the family. Praying for God's peace & comfort during this difficult time. xo

Jennie Yingst

March 25th

To the family, may God be with you during this time. I'm so very sorry for your loss he was truly one in a million. R.I.P my dear friend. You will never be forgotten, you touch so many people's hearts.

Paul & Jo Ann Rose

March 25th

So sorry for your loss! Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. Love and hugs.

Carla and Keith Heuerman

March 25th

So very sorry for this families loss. Prayers going out for Greg, Zeb and Doug.

Shannon Hays

March 25th

My thoughts and prayers are with all his family and friends..... His life touched so many people with so many loving memories πŸ’“ Rest In Peace Mark

Steve and Nancy Mink

March 25th

Hard to believe we won't see his smile and hear his laugh again. Praying for comfort for all of you, he was one of a kind and loved by so many.

Judy Fuesting

March 25th

This breaks my heart hearing about Mark. He was like a brother to me. He was always at our house when we were growing up. Always had a big smile and hugs to go with it. RIP my friend. Prayers for the family.

Monica McGrath

March 25th

I’m so sorry to hear this. My condolences to Lori and the rest of the family.

Larry and Sharon Greenwood

March 25th

We are saddened to hear of Marks passing. May God give you all comfort and peace at this time. Lots of Oestrcich's that hold a special place in our hearts.

Dee Lodato

March 25th

So sorry to hear of Mark's passing. My condolences to the family.

Carla Eastberg

March 25th

So sorry to hear this. My condolences to the family.

Glenda Cooper

March 25th

God bless and be with all of you at this terrible time.

Jer n Robin

March 25th

My condolences to the family,in all the years I've known marko there has never been a bad time,nor a dull moment,he always knew just how to make a person feel better if they was down ,or laugh when they just felt like crying,well marko my great friend,until we meet again,rest in peace.miss ya always

Jessica Ferguson Tracy

March 25th

Truly sorry for your guys loss. He was a great person and will be truly missed by all who knew him.

Dana Hosselton

March 25th

I am so sad to hear of the passing of Spark... we had some good times.. he never knew a stranger.. and always had a smile on his face.. and a hug any time you would see him...Sending prayers to the family and friends... RIP my friend until we meet again

Larry and Donna Milner

March 25th

so sorry for your loss, thoughts and prayers for the family. Mark was quite a character, was always a good time around him.He will be missed.

Jill Billingsley

March 25th

So sorry to hear of Marks passing. He was such a joy to be around. Played many a card games with him at the VFW. Thoughts n prayers for his family n friends. πŸ™πŸ™

Susan Erwin

March 25th

My deepest sympathy to all his loved ones. Remember the good times. He enjoyed life and was quite the character!

Justin and Carolyn Lake

March 25th

Very sorry for your loss, may God Bless You.

Daniel & Carrie Nussmeyer

March 25th

We are praying for the family & friends of Mark.. God Bless

Steve Staley

March 25th

Rest in Peace, old buddy.

Leon & Glenda Sharp

March 25th

Our thoughts & prayers are with the family. God bless & keep you.

Libbie Oakes

March 25th

My condolences to Mark's family during this most difficult time. He sure was one of a kind!

Rick and Trudy Stanford

March 25th

We are saddened to hear of your loss. He was always outgoing and was liked by many. R.I.P. Mark.

Jennifer Sproat

March 25th

There were good times and exciting times... Especially after the National Anthem! Prayers to all the family. Rest in Peace Mark.

Phillip Leak

March 26th

I have fond memories of running around with Mark and Randy as kids. I hate to see you go. Praying for the family.

Joe and Linda Jones

March 27th

So sorry for your loss loss. At this difficult time May you find comfort in knowing that others share your sorrow. Sending prayers

Mike & Kayla Anderson

March 25th

Prayers for the Family. Such a great family member will be missed & the love they shared. Peace

Ken and Terri Lence

March 25th

So sorry to hear about Mark. He will be missed by many!

Rhonda Myers

March 26th

Prayers for his family and may God comfort you during this difficult time, very sorry.

Doug McDannel

March 27th

Mark ol buddy I’m going to miss you! Thanks for all the good times! Say hey to Dad. Love you Mark. Rest In Peace! God bless!Prayers for you and your family!

Sonny Dale Carpenter

March 27th

So Sorry for your Loss, Thoughts and Prayers for Family and Friends, He Will Be Missed.. R.I.P. MARK

Tim & Lori McAllister

March 28th

I don't think Mark ever met a stranger. Always ready to help me stir the pot up at Tim's shop. Wil be missed by all. So sorry for your loss. The Oestreich family is in our thoughts and Prayers.

Brad & Teri Baker

March 28th

With our Deepest Sympathy.


March 28th

Remembering you.

David & Gena Eade

March 30th

Mark was a kind soul. Had many good times with him through the years. Condolences to the entire family

Karen Kruse

April 5th

My condolences to the family. I'll miss seeing you whenever I came into the area. You were closer than a brother to me and forever in my heart. Till we meet again on the other side. Love, KK

Nancy Bateman

April 13th

Mark, been a long long time buddy but we had some good times Hope to see you there Love you In Christ. NB



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RIP Mark πŸ€— He had an Absolutely Beautiful Soul!! &A Great Person!!!!!πŸ˜πŸ€— -Lindsay Agee😁✌
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