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Mark F. Niles

February 2, 1950 — July 30, 2018

Mark F. Niles, 68, of Galesburg, Illinois, passed away Monday, July 30, 2018 at 7:14 A.M. at Proctor Hospital in Peoria, Illinois. Mark was born on February 2, 1950 in Sandwich, Illinois, the son of Paul Niles and Leona (Hatton) Niles. He enjoyed rooting for the Chicago Cubs, visiting with family and friends, making things in the workshop, and riding his bike around town. Mark is survived by 6 siblings, Glenda Michaelson of Long Prairie, Minnesota, Ruth Jump of Bethany, Missouri, Tom (Jewel) Niles of Plano, Illinois, twin sister Martha (Bill) Nixon of Gilson, Illinois, George (Pam) Niles of Williford, Arkansas, Ken (Laura) Niles of Joliet, Illinois, sister-in-law, Kathy Niles of Sheridan, Illinois, special niece, Michelle (Steve) Wilder of Knoxville, Illinois, and many special friends from Watseka, Illinois. He also survived by many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, Paul and Leona Niles, 2 brothers, Paul Niles, William Niles, brother-in-law, Stanley Michaelson, and nephew, Aaron Michaelson. Visitation will be Thursday, August 2, 2018 from 10:30 A.M. to 11:30 A.M. at the Hurd-Hendricks Funeral Home in Knoxville, Illinois. A graveside service will be held Thursday, August 2, 2018 at 3:00 P.M. at the Little Rock Township Cemetery in Plano, Illinois. To send flowers or a memorial gift to the family of Mark F. Niles please visit our Sympathy Store.
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