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Mark Benest

Cedar Rapids

Mark Benest, 72, of Cedar Rapids, died Monday, Oct. 21, 2019. At Mark's request, services will be private. Stewart Baxter Funeral & Memorial Services is caring for Mark and his family.
Survivors include his wife of nearly 35 years, Marlene; children, Sue (Steve) Kirk, David (Carla) Mulneaux, Scott Benest and Brian (Jessi) Benest; seven grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; sister, Jean Smith; niece, Connie Janzan; and several extended family members and friends.
Mark was preceded in death by his parents; son, Willie; and brother-in-law, Robert Smith.
Memorials may be directed to the Linn County Community Food Bank.
Please share your support and memories with Mark's family on his tribute wall at www.stewartbaxter.com under obituaries.
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