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Mark P Kreye

Mark P Kreye

Mark P. Kreye, age 55 of Eau Claire, died unexpectedly and peacefully on Saturday, September 5, 2020 at home due to medical reasons.

Mark was born on November 2, 1964 in Durand. He was the son of Joseph L. and Margaret H. (Robelia) Kreye. Mark grew up in the Durand area, attended St. Mary’s School and graduated from Durand High School in 1983. After high school, Mark joined the U.S. Navy where he served 4 years on an aircraft carrier on the Pacific and was honorably discharged. Upon returning home, Mark lived in Altoona and worked in the restaurant industry until he had to retire due to medical reasons. For the last two years, Mark has been a resident of Eau Claire.

Mark loved Wisconsin sports, including the Packers, Badgers and Brewers. He also enjoyed watching Jeopardy, wrestling and reading anything he could get his hands on.

Mark is survived his mother; Margaret Kreye of Durand, siblings; Joseph T. (Dolores) of Madison, Marie Kreye of Augusta and Joan (Mike Bauer) Hemmeke of Menomonie, three nieces; Lindy (Kal), Sienna and Cerise, one great niece; Lou, aunts, uncles, cousins, other relatives and friends. He is preceded in death by his father; Joseph L., one brother in infancy; Timothy, and several aunts and uncles.

A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date and time.

Rhiel Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Durand, is serving the family.


  1. Kristine Polzer

    Margeret and Marie you are in my thoughts and prayers during this time of your loss of Mark.

    Kristine Polzer

  2. Kristine Polzer

    So sorry to hear of Mark's passing. Keeping you all in my thoughts and prayers.

    Kristine Polzer

  3. Robert Radle

    My sincerest condolences to the family

  4. Sue Biesterveld

    Mark and I were classmates and he was always happy-go-lucky. My husband and I have run into him a few times and he was always happy to chat with us. He was a very kind person. So deeply sorry to hear of his passing. Prayers to all of his family members ????

  5. Roger Poeschel

    We extend our sympathies to Margaret and family.

  6. Greg Fay

    I'm so sorry to hear about Mark's untimely death. He and his family were always kind to me ! My sincere condolences ... RIP ...

  7. Kathy Hutter-Messier

    sympathy and prayers to the Kreye family. Hugs Marie and Margaret.

  8. Rick and Carol Richardson

    Sympathy and prayers to the entire Kreye family.

  9. Anita Haskins

    Condolences to the family. I was in Girl Scouts with Marie and remember her little brother. Take care and god bless! Anita (King) Haskins

  10. Greg Kreye

    RIP Mark. Gone too soon. You always put a smile on my face when we would see each other. With your great sense of humor and your love for sports. I always loved getting your input on “my Chicago Cubs” ! You were like ESPN before there was an ESPN. You will be missed.

  11. Scott Harmon

    Sorry for your loss. Just talked with Mark about 2 weeks ago. Was his mailman and we always reminisced about years ago growing up. May he rest in peace.

  12. LuAnn Ahlers Hayden

    So sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with the family.

  13. June Anderson

    Oh so sorry for your family's loss! I always thought Mark was awesome

  14. John and Nancy

    Marcus, Thank you for your service! There was not a kinder soul around. RIP friend.

  15. Roberta Robelia

    Sorry for your loss he will be miss. When I think of Mark I remember the time we were coming home for Christmas and it was snowing so bad it took over 2 hours to get home and you kept telling me that we will get there.

  16. Kelly

    My Condolences to the entire Family.

  17. Kelly Silberhorn

    My condolences to the entire Family,. R.I.P Mark.

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