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“Sorry for your loss Totty family. ”
1 of 6 | Posted by: Bill Rhodes - Chaffee, MO

“My most humble and sincere condolences to Mark's family. During our days together at Black & Veatch, he spoke of his family often. He was a good man. ”
2 of 6 | Posted by: Steve Knight - Coworker

“Totty was sure a inspiration to a lot of guys we all worked with, there was not to many days that went by that we all didn't gathered up together...Read More ยป
3 of 6 | Posted by: Chris and Carmen Laney - Houston, TX

“I love you Totty and I'm going to miss you. Never had a best friend more than you. ”
4 of 6 | Posted by: Jamie Cook - Corpus Christi, TX

“Words fail To express my deep sorrow for your loss ”
5 of 6 | Posted by: Penny & Tom Sadler-Hoecker - SC

“Toty family. Sorry to hear about mark. No more pain. He sure could make me laugh. Good bye friend ”
6 of 6 | Posted by: Louie Ruesken - Palm coast, FL


Mark Andrew Totty, 55, of Albany, IL earned his wings and went to be with our Lord and Savior in the late evening hours of August 6th, 2021 at home surrounded by his loving family after a brief but courageous battle with cancer.

Mark was the youngest of three children, born March 23rd, 1966 to Jerry and Janet (Sadler) Totty in Cape Girardeau, Missouri. The family traveled around the US often during his childhood, but SE Missouri was always "home".

On April 7th, 1990 Mark married his soulmate, Tracey Michelle Scheitel in Red Wing, MN. He had a son at the time of their union and the couple would go on to have four more sons and a daughter. Family was everything to him and his children, and grandchildren were truly his pride and joy.

Following in his father's footsteps, Mark worked as a pipefitter/welder on commercial projects for many years. He then worked his way up into management roles of Foreman, General Foreman, Piping Superintendent and eventually Construction Manager. His career would take the family to several different states through the years, with his last job bringing him to 3M in Cordova, IL. He was very passionate about his work and well known as a hard working, knowledgable and invaluable asset on any project he was a part of.

Mark also followed in his father's footsteps and was a Master Mason & member in good standing of the Chaffee Missouri Masonic Lodge #615.

A self-proclaimed "river rat" and "beach bum", he played as hard as he worked. He loved anything involving the water, whether it be cruising to the Caribbean with his wife, loading the family or a group of friends up the on the pontoon & cruising the Mississippi with a cooler full of cold ones and the tunes cranked up (sometimes a little too cranked up!) or early morning adventures with one of his boys in the fishing boat, the water was truly his happy place. He was also a die hard Kansas City Chiefs fan, who felt very blessed to see his team reach the ultimate goal of a Superbowl win in 2020 and was so looking forward to a repeat this coming season. We have no doubt he'll be right there with us when they do!

Known by all who knew him as a good hearted, faithful friend who could be counted on to help anyone, anytime. He was known to do random things like take blankets to the nearest homeless shelter or buy someone a meal. He would be the first to spearhead a charity event for injured coworkers, or take up collections for anyone in need.

Mark will be dearly missed by all who were blessed to know and love him. He is survived by his brother, Brian (Debra) Totty and his sister, Tammy (David) Shackles, his loving wife of 31 years, Tracey Totty, sons, Kristopher, Jeremy, Jesse, Wyatt and Briar Totty and daughter, Teasha (Anthony) Bundy, grandchildren Harley McGuire, Silas and Elijah Zalomsky, Karsen and Araya Totty, Mason, Emberly and Taleah Bundy, Ryland and Aubriella Totty, and Totty twins due this fall.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Masonic services will be held at 4pm Friday, August 13th at McDonald Funeral Home, Fulton, IL. Public visitation will then be held on Friday from 5-7 pm and on Saturday one hour before services. Funeral services will be performed at the funeral home on Saturday, August 14th at 1pm with Pastor Dalmus Meeks officiating.