Mark Alan Strohl, 68, Neosho, passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, Nov. 12, 2017. Mark was born in Hazleton, Penn. on Aug. 17, 1949 to Harry Samuel Strohl Jr. and Dorothy (Fouchs) Strohl, he grew up in Drums and attended school in Hazleton.

Mark Alan Strohl, 68, Neosho,  passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, Nov. 12, 2017. Mark was born in Hazleton, Penn. on Aug. 17, 1949 to Harry Samuel Strohl Jr. and Dorothy (Fouchs) Strohl, he grew up in Drums and attended school in Hazleton.
Mark was a proud Marine who joined the Corps at 17 years old. He served in the Republic of Vietnam, where he was awarded combat decorations, and at Marine Barracks 8th & I Streets in Washington DC.
Upon discharge from the United States Marine Corps Mark attended the New Jersey State Training Commission Academy in Trenton, New Jersey where he graduated 1st in his class. He decided to return home to Pennsylvania and enlisted in the Pennsylvania State Police Academy where prior to retirement he served in Troops M-P-N and Department Headquarters.
Mark was an avid sportsman. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, and was a lifetime member of the NRA. You would be hard-pressed to find another person who loved history as much as Mark did. A lifelong learner, he spent many hours each day reading and studying historical material. Mark was also a member of various service organizations. He was a lifetime member of the VFW, American Legion, Disabled American Veterans Organization, 1st Marine Corps League, Vietnam Veterans of America, Masonic Lodge 621 Lehighton, Penn., and Masonic Lodge 709 Riverdale, Ga..
Mark is survived by his four children, Marie (William) Strenger, Sarah (Marshall) Brown, Katie (Randy) Strohl, Matthew (Nancy) Strohl and stepdaughter Trayci Willis, his first wife and mother of his children Mary Jungmann, sisters, MaryLea (Dave) Stutzman, Gail (Ron) Vasinda, Pauline Hazuka, his grandchildren Tyler and Emma Brown and Hudson Harry Strohl, as well as many nieces and nephews and extended family. Mark was proceeded in death by his parents and loving wife Brenda Strohl.
A memorial gathering will be held from 1-3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 18 at the Neosho VFW to share stories and remembrances. An additional memorial service will be planned at a later date in Drums, Pennsylvania where Mark will be laid to rest in his home state.
In lieu of flowers the family asks that you donate to St. Jude’s, Faithful Friends, or a Veterans Organization of your choice.  
Online condolences may be posted at www.clarkfuneralhomes.com.
Services are under the direction of Clark Funeral Home, Neosho.