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january 22, 1958 – november 2, 2023
Mark Vincent Teepen, a beloved husband, father, brother, and grandfather, passed away on November 2, 2023, at the age of 65. Born on January 22, 1958, in Cincinnati, Ohio, Mark was a compassionate and devoted individual whose presence will be deeply missed.
Throughout his life, Mark’s humility and dedication were evident in everything he did. After completing his education and earning his high school diploma, Mark began his career as a general laborer in the industrial sector. He ended his career at the St. Bernard Soap Company, where he became known for his reliability and willingness to help others.
Aside from his professional endeavors, Mark had a genuine love for his family. His wife, the late, Katherine Teepen, who stood by his side through thick and thin. Together, they created a loving and nurturing environment for their children, son Joel Teepen and daughter Lara Teepen. Mark found tremendous joy and fulfillment in spending quality time with them, making lasting memories that will forever be cherished.
Family held a special place in Mark’s heart, and he shared close bonds with his siblings. He is survived by his sisters, Patricia Devine and Judith Bocklet, and his brother, Len Teepen. Their unwavering support and companionship brought immense comfort to him over the years. The siblings take comfort in knowing he has joined their sister, Diane Teepen in paradise.
In addition to his immediate family, Mark had the privilege of being a loving grandfather to his cherished grandchild, Hudson Teepen. He adored his role as a grandfather, relishing the joy and innocence that Hudson brought into his life.
Mark had a variety of interests and hobbies that brought him serenity and happiness. As an avid Cincinnati sports fan, he cheered for his beloved Bengals and Bearcats. Mark also had a green thumb, finding great pleasure in gardening and tending to his yard. He took pride in creating and maintaining a beautiful outdoor space for his family to enjoy.
When it came to food, Mark had a particular fondness for breakfast. He would savor every bite of goetta, biscuits, and gravy, embracing the simplicity and comfort of a hearty morning meal. Animals held a special place in Mark’s heart, and he formed deep bonds with all the dogs he had throughout his adult life. His most recent and cherished companion was Charlie, who faithfully provided him with love and companionship until the end.
To honor and celebrate Mark’s life, Visitation will be held at the Arlington Memorial Gardens Funeral Home, 2155 Compton Road, 45231 on Wednesday, November 8, 2023 from 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Mass will be held at St. Jude the Apostle Parish, 5924 Bridgetown Road, 45248 on Thursday, November 9, 2023, at 10:00 AM. Family, friends, and all those whose lives were touched by Mark are invited to come together to share stories, memories, and pay their respects.
Mark Vincent Teepen will be remembered for his kindness, compassion, and unwavering dedication to his loved ones. His presence will continue to resonate within the hearts of all those who had the privilege of knowing him. May his soul rest in eternal peace.
“Mark was an incredible neighbor and friend during our teenage years!”
“I always enjoyed being with Mark, our cousin….such a gentleman, so kind hearted and caring. Since his recent surgery we communicated via messaging. His upbeat, positive attitude amazed me! Our whole family will miss his hearty laugh and kind presence! No doubt he is now at peace with his wife and loved ones. Peace to Diane, Judy, Len, Lara and Joel.”
“Mark, was a very honest, caring soul. I never once, seen Mark upset. Mark was always calm and he was fair. I can remember him, telling me, don’t sweat the small stuff. Mark was always a perfect gentleman and a hard worker. He will be missed greatly.”