Mark Wallace Nelson

Mark Wallace Nelson passed away on Monday, Feb. 26, 2018 at St. Anthony Hospital in Gig Harbor. He was 49.

He was born Dec. 1, 1968.

​Mark had an incredible sense of humor and enjoyed making others smile. He was a loving husband and father who will be missed dearly. Mark enjoyed playing the guitar and biking. He was proud of biking from Seattle to Portland. He enjoyed surfing in San Diego and playing golf with his friends and children.

Mark loved the Washington Redskins, NASCAR and playing gin rummy with his wife. He had a very strong work ethic and was proud of growing his department during his 11 years at Perkins Cole.

Mark is survived by his spouse Laura Rynberg Nelson; children Michael Austin and Andrew Ronald Nelson; mother Patricia Mae Nelson; sister Kristin (Chris) Glenfeldt; nephew Brian Austin Nelson; brother Raymond (Tina) Rynberg; niece Audrey Rynberg; nephew Trevor Rynberg; and mother-in-law Karen Rynberg. He also leaves behind the family puppy, Maggie Mae.

He was preceded in death by his father Austin William Nelson and father-in-law Ronald Melvin Rynberg.

Memorial contributions can be made to GoFundME for the boys college:; or the University of Washington Medical Research Center,

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