On April 9, 1962, Mark was born in Warsaw, Indiana to Larry and Asenath (Shepherd) Oswalt. He married Debbie Lynn Allen on October 21, 1998 in Warsaw.
A lifetime resident of Warsaw, he worked at Commercial Structure in Nappanee, Indiana for 9 years, Ameri-Kan in Warsaw, Indiana as a welder and painter for 13 years.
He loved to fish, hunt and raise different kinds of animals, such as Pheasants, Boxer dogs, Rabbits, Emus, a talking Parrot, Hedgehog and Horse. He also loved gardening.
Mark is survived by his wife, Debbie Lynn Oswalt, Pierceton; his mother and stepfather, Asenath and Brent Julian, Warsaw; his father and stepmother, Larry and Pauline Oswalt, Hoffman Lake; three sons, Jeffery J. (and spouse Heather) Oswalt, Warsaw, Jeramy Oswalt (and friend Teresa Reese), Toledo, Ohio and Jason Oswalt, Lakeland, Florida; one daughter, Stephanie (and spouse Korey) Newton, Warsaw; stepdaughter, Tamara Sexton(and friend Chris Sabin), Cromwell; stepson, Scott (and spouse Lisa) Blevins, Mentone; sister, Lori (and spouse Tracy) Quier, Beaver Dam Lake; brother, Stephen (and spouse Kathy) Oswalt, Tippecanoe; three stepbrothers, Brian (and spouse Tracy) Julian, Claypool, Rick (and spouse Tammy) Schuh, Warsaw and Michael (and spouse Charlotte) Schuh, Warsaw; a stepsister, Wanda (and spouse Rex) Parrett, Larwill; 13 grandchildren and four step grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his grandparents and a nephew.
Funeral services will be held at McHatton-Sadler Funeral Chapel, Warsaw on Friday, June 1, 2012 at 11:00 am with Pastor Bob Conelley officiating. Burial will be at Etna Green Cemetery, Etna Green, Indiana.
Visitation will be from 10:00 - 11:00 am Friday, June 1, 2012 at the funeral chapel.
Memorial contributions may be made to Kosciusko Homecare and Hospice, P.O. Box 1196, Warsaw, Indiana 46581-1196.