Mark Lee Lembke
1955 — 2023
Mark Lembke passed away on July 20 at his home in Chelsea VT. He was born on July 13, 1955 in Norfolk Virginia to Walter and Donna Lembke. He lived with his family in Brookings SD, moving to Urbana IL in 1968. He graduated from Urbana High School in 1973. He attended Eastern Illinois University and graduated with a degree in Environmental Biology. He joined the Peace Corps in 1979 and completed two years of service in Jamaica. He later earned his teaching degree from the University of Arizona in 1984. Mark met his future wife Kate Willard while they were both working for the US Forest Service in North Kaibab National Forest in Arizona. Kate and Mark were married August 24, 1985 in...