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Mark MaedekerMarch 5, 1951 ~ August 17, 2017 (age 66)
Mark Maedeker, 66, of rural Mascoutah, IL, born March 5, 1951, in Belleville, IL passed away on Thursday, August 17th, 2017 at St. Elizabeth's Hospital in Belleville, IL from injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident.
Mr. Maedeker retired as a civil servant in 2007 from the Department of Defense and the Air Force with almost 35 years creditable service. Mark's career consisted of service as a contract specialist, contract negotiator, contracting officer, a supervisor, and as a section, branch, and division chief at various positions located at Wright Patterson AFB, Ohio, Scott AFB, Ill. and Sembach AB, Germany. Mark lived in Ohio (Hubbard, Richmond, Kent, Fairborn, and Enon) for over 35 years before moving to Illinois in 1986. Mark graduated from Kent State University with a Bachelor of Business Administration in 1973 and from Central Michigan University with an MA in Business Management in 1980. He was a member at various times of the Boy Scouts, the Lions, St Clair County ABATE, the Road Raptors Riding Group, the Moose Riders, St Clare Investment Group, NARFE and Mascoutah Senior Center Euchre Players.
He also was baptized at a Baptist church, was a member at a Presbyterian church and attended Methodist Churches in Mascoutah and New Baden Ill.
Mark was preceded in death by his wife, Scotte Antoinette (Davis) of Sidney, Ohio, his parents Robert Maedeker and Ellen (Horn) Maedeker of Richmond, Ohio and his grandparents John and Mildred Maedeker of Carterville, Ill and Z.D. and Gail Horn of Rough Creek/Dunns Station, Pa.
He is survived by his three daughters, Justine (Truman State and SIUE graduate and now attending SLU graduate nursing program), Nicole graduate of U of I - Springfield, and a Master in accounting from UCONN; Rachel (graduate of St. Louis College of Pharmacy) his Brother Kevin (Kathy) Maedeker, a niece Erin and a nephew Eric all from Gahanna, Ohio, Brother- in -Law, Richard Davis of Dayton. He is also survived by cousins, Craig Horn of Lincoln NE, Janet (Horn) Moore of Mansfield, Ohio, and Carol (Jerry) Calvert of Washington, PA.
Friends may call from 4 PM to 8 PM on Wednesday, August 23, 2017, at Nordike Funeral Home in New Baden, IL.
Funeral Services will be held at 1:00 PM on Tuesday, August 29, 2017 at Cromes - Edwards Funeral Home 302 S. Main Ave. Sidney with Rev. Jane Madden officiating. Burial will follow at Graceland Cemetery in Sidney. Friends may call on Tuesday from 12 noon until hour of service. Online condolences may be made to the Maedeker family at nordikefuneralhome.com or cromesfh.com