Mark Andrew Conway

Wednesday, August 31, 2011

April 20, 1985 -- Aug. 27, 2011

Mark Andrew Conway, age 26, of Spirit Lake, passed away Saturday Aug. 27, 2011, at his home in Spirit Lake. He was born on April 20, 1985, in Cedar Falls to Mark Francis and Mary Even Conway.

Andy graduated from Columbus High School in Waterloo in 2004, and Iowa State University in May of 2008. While he was at Iowa State University, he was a member of the ROTC program. Andy served his country as a Captain in the United States Army since May of 2008. He was training in Alabama to become a helicopter pilot.

Andy was united in marriage to Micale Coon on May 17, 2008, in Spirit Lake. He enjoyed spending his spare time golfing, playing soccer and listening to rock and roll. Andy truly loved his family, friends and his country.

Andy is survived by his wife, Micale Conway of Spirit Lake; his son, Wylee Conway of Spirit Lake; his parents, Mark and Mary Conway of Cedar Falls; two sisters, Molly Conway of Minneapolis, and Katie Conway of Cedar Falls; a brother, Jack Conway of Cedar Falls; paternal grandparents, Francis and Mick Conway of Emmetsburg; maternal grandmother, Jane Even of Alton; and his father and mother-in-law, Jan and Laura Coon of Spirit Lake. He was preceded in death by his grandfather, Mike Even.

A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, September 2, 2011, at the Faith Evangelical Free Church in Spirit Lake. Burial will be at Lakeview Gardens Cemetery in Spirit Lake, with military rites by the Iowa National Guard. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given in Andy's name.

The Schuchert Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.