Mark Steven Van Horn, age 71, of Gahanna, passed away, surrounded by his family, on Wednesday, October 27, 2021 at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center.
Mark was born in Bellefontaine, Ohio on August 30, 1950 to the late Myron L. and Martha M. (Beckemeier) Van Horn. His infant son, Steven Baer Van Horn, also preceded him in death.
Mark is survived by his loving wife of 38 years, Patricia L. (Baer) Van Horn. Mark and Pat were married in their family home in Jackson Center, Ohio on November 5, 1983. He is also survived by his children, Lori (Jeff Stockton) Newman, Dr. Shauna (Keith) Mazique, Kyle (Amy) Van Horn, and Blair Van Horn; his grandchildren, Bryant (Emma) Newman, Darby (Ben) Nicely, Laryn Newman, Ja'leese Castro, Isaac Newman, Bralen Mazique, Keegan Van Horn, Lovie Mazique, and Hayes Mazique; his great grandchildren, Lincoln Newman, Eleanor Newman, Liam Nicely, and Theo Nicely; and several nieces and nephews.
Mark's wish was to be cremated and services will be held privately by his family.
Should friends desire, in lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Pelatonia Weekend Cycling Ride, 450 W. Broad Street, Columbus, Ohio or at pelatonia.org