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Mark L. Richesin
July 1960 Dec. 2010
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Mark Richesin, 50, of Lake Don Pedro passed away at Mercy Hospital in Merced. Mark was born in Stockton to Carl and Carol Richesin, later moving to the Modesto area. In 1983, Mark became employed at the Weyerhaeuser Paper/Ip Company; he served 27 dedicated years there. In 1990, Mark met Sandra Morris, whom would become the love of his life; they were married in 1992. Mark and Sandy moved to La Grange in 2000, where they settled in and made their home. He and Sandy where married 18 wonderful years. 
Mark truly enjoyed hunting, boating and being outdoors. His greatest passion was playing softball; he had acquired many trophies to show for his love of the sport. Above all, he loved spending time and vacationing with his family and friends, as well as his faithful companions, Daisey and Mimi. 
Mark is survived by his loving wife, Sandy Richesin of Lake Don Pedro; sons, Mark Richesin II of Modesto, Craig Maines of Ceres, Jeremy (Jennifer) Maines of North Pole, Alaska and Benny (Brittney) Maines of Turlock; grandchildren, Landon Richesin, Kylie, Aiden and Johnny Maines; and his parents, Carl and Carol Richesin. 
A Celebration of Life will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 8 at the First Southern Baptist Church in Ceres. A reception will be held at the church following the service. 
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