Services for Mark Leslie Kottwitz, 42, of Hutchinson, who died Sept. 8 at his home, will be 10 a.m. Thursday at Elliott Mortuary in Hutchinson.
Following the service, family and close friends will be invited to Rice Park for lunch. Visitation will be 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.
Mark was born July 30, 1979, in San Jose, California, to Max and Barbara (Bellinghausen) Kottwitz.
He graduated from Hutchinson High School in 1997. He enjoyed anime and playing video games, an interest he passed on to his daughter.
More than anything, Mark loved to spend time with his family and pets.
On May 7, 2013, he married Julie Ann Parrott in McPherson. They shared eight years together.
Mark is survived by his wife, Julie Kottwitz, Hutchinson; daughter, Joscelyn Kottwitz, Hutchinson; father, Max Kottwitz, Hutchinson; parents-in-law Ed and Suzie Parrott, Buhler; sisters-in-law Amanda Strausberg and Laura Bielser (and husband Troy), Buhler; nieces and nephews Madylynn and Braeden Strausberg, and Mason and Carter Jones; former wife Mary Kottwitz, Hutchinson; and many aunts, uncles, and cousins.
He was preceded in death by his mother Barbara Kottwitz, and grandparents, Herbert and Frances Kottwitz.
Memorials are suggested to the American Diabetes Association in care of Elliott Mortuary, 1219 N Main St., Hutchinson KS 67501.