Mark A Drahos

Mark A Drahos

Mark A Drahos
September 17, 1952 – March 2, 2018
Oskaloosa, Iowa | Age 65

Mark A. Drahos, 65, of Oskaloosa, died Friday, March 2, 2018, at Northern Mahaska Specialty Care in Oskaloosa. He was born Wednesday, September 17, 1952, in Waterloo, the son of Antone and Lenora Hamilton Drahos.

Mark graduated from Waterloo East High School with the Class of 1970.

On June 25, 1974, Mark was united in marriage to Linda Lesher in Sigourney.

Following school, Mark worked at several gas stations until getting a job at Clow in Oskaloosa, where he worked in the foundry for 15 years. He later drove over the road for 20 years.

Mark was an avid St. Louis Cardinals fan. He enjoyed watching baseball and Hawkeye football on TV and bowling.

He is survived by his wife of 43 years, Linda Drahos of Oskaloosa; a daughter, Michelle (& Eric) Boender of Oskaloosa; a son, Anthony Drahos of Oskaloosa; two grandsons: Peyton Boender and Mattix Sparks; a sister, Lenora Edmundson of LaCrosse, Wisconsin; and a sister-in-law, Cris Drahos of Waterloo.

He was preceded in death by his parents; a grandson, James Sparks; a brother, Rick Drahos; and his mother and father in law, Fred and Helen Wells.

Visitation will begin after 1 P.M. on Wednesday March 7, 2018 in the Bates Funeral Chapel in Oskaloosa and the family will be at the funeral chapel Wednesday from 5 – 7 P.M. to greet friends and relatives.
As was his wish, Mark’s body will be cremated following the visitation.
No service is planned at this time.
Memorials may be made to the National Kidney Foundation or to his family.

To send flowers or a memorial gift to the family of Mark A Drahos please visit the Bates Funeral Chapel Sympathy Store.



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