Mark William ‘Saps’ Saplywy

August 11, 1959 – May 31, 2021
It is with profound sadness to announce that on the morning of May 31st 2021, Mark passed away peacefully in his home after a brief battle with cancer. Mark was born on August 11th 1959 in Trail, BC (Columbia Gardens).
He dedicated 43 years of hard work as a warehouse manager in building supplies. He would be proud to say he had never taken one sick day his entire career. Mark was a private man who would want to be remembered for his love of gardening, canning, cooking, enjoying nature and relaxing in his backyard “sparking” a fire as he would say.
Mark is predeceased by his father Paul, and is survived by his mother Bernice, his siblings; Kim, Guy, Brenda, Regina, Grant, Tim, Colin and his brother-in-law Tim Loewen who he shared a special bond with, his loving wife Colleen (Altrogge) of 41 years, his daughters Kimberly and Khyly and his grandpups Mojo & Zoey.
Mark also leaves behind many in-laws, cousins, nieces, nephews, friends and co-workers.
Mark can now Rest In Peace in Heaven with his father Paul by his side.
We will miss you more than you’ll ever know.
Forever loved, never forgotten.
We will be holding a Celebration of Life at a later date. Thank you to Alternatives Funeral Home for your compassion & support and to the many people who have shared their kind words of sympathy.
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