Mark Andrew Loosen U.S. Veteran

April 21, 1957 - September 20, 2012

Mark Andrew Loosen, 55, of Jefferson City, passed away Thursday, September 20, 2012, at the Harry S Truman Memorial Veterans Hospital in Columbia, Mo. He was born April 21, 1957, in New York, N.Y., a son of the late Louis Lawrence and Irene Elizabeth (Murphy) Loosen. He was a graduate of Fulton High School in N.Y. Mark was a veteran of the United States Army and was stationed at Ft. Bragg, N.C., where he retired as Sergeant. He enjoyed cooking, listening to music, fishing, and spending time with his dog Princess. Mark is survived by one daughter, Katie Beth Loosen of Wilmington, N.C.; one son, Sean Loosen of Seattle, Wash.; one aunt, Camilla M. Lopez of New Bedford, Mass.; three nieces, Tyffaney E. Fonseca, Andrea L. Fonseca and Heather Belcastro, all of New Bedford, Mass.; two nephews, Eric Oliveira and Daniel Oliveira both of New Bedford, Mass.; three great-nieces: Faith Oliveira, Nevaeh Oliveira and Alexia Belcastro, all of New Bedford, Mass.; and one great-nephew, Daniel Oliveira of New Bedford, Mass. He was preceded in death by a sister, Cynthia Loosen in 1982. Friends were received from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m., Monday, September 24, 2012, at the Houser-Millard Funeral Home. Funeral Services were held at 1:00 p.m., Monday, September 24, 2012, at the Houser-Millard Funeral Home, with Rev. Kevin Clohessy officiating. Interment with full military honors followed in Hawthorn Memorial Gardens. Expressions of sympathy may be made to a charity of the donor's choice. Arrangements are under the direction of HOUSER-MILLARD Funeral Directors, 2613 West Main Street; Jefferson City, MO 65109. (573) 636-3838. Condolences may be left for the family online at

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