Mark Alan Newland

Hale, Michigan
January 26, 1957 - April 1, 2019

Obituary Notice

Mark Alan Newland, age 62, of Hale, Michigan, formerly of Missouri and Arizona, passed away Monday afternoon, April 1, 2019 at The Villa at West Branch after a brief illness.

Mark was born January 26, 1957 to the late Donavon and Hazel M. (Merritt) Newland. He owned and operated a construction company for many years before retiring. Mark enjoyed hunting and gardening. He would spend all winter planning what he would plant in the spring and summer from flowers-annuals and perennials alike, vegetables, and even shrubs. Mark enjoyed his gardening with his grandchildren as much as his wife, Joanne.

Mark is survived by his wife Joanne whom he married November 2, 2012 in Tawas City, Michigan; son, Eric Newland of Florida; stepsons, Joshua (Jennifer) Timlick of Hale and Dennis Timlick of Hale; six grandchildren; and numerous friends.

According to Mark's wishes, cremation has taken place. His family will hold a private celebration of life at a later date. Online condolences may be offered at


So sorry for your loss.
— Deb & Rhonda
So sorry for your loss Joanne and family. On my walks I'd always see him and Lizzy working in the garden. He always had a beautiful garden. Mark was a nice person who will be missed. RIP Mark
— Kathy J Freitag
So very sorry for your loss. Praying for comfort.
— Tootie
God be with you Joanne an family of Mark. God will give you strength for days to follow. Sorry for your loss.
Mark will be missed
— Eileen M Castonguay-Kindell
Our heart felt condolences, Michalle and Kenny Meyers.
— Michalle Meyers

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