Mark Moret Obituary

Mark A. Moret
First Lieutenant Mark Moret
Mark A. Moret

October 29, 1981 - July 19, 2010
Resided in Colorado Springs, CO
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First Lieutenant Mark Moret, 28, passed away suddenly at his home in Colorado Springs, Colorado on Monday, July 19, 2010. Visitation will be from 6-8 p.m., Monday, July 26, 2010 at St. John's Lutheran Church in Madrid, Iowa. Funeral services will be 10 a.m., Tuesday, July 27th at St. John's Lutheran Church. Burial, with military honors, will be 2 p.m., Tuesday at Iowa Veterans Cemetery in Van Meter, Iowa.

Mark was born October 29, 1981, the son of Barb & Al Moret. He attended Madrid Schools were he was active in sports and 4-H. Upon graduation, he joined the U.S. Air Force. He received training in San Antonio, Texas as a jet airplane mechanic. He was stationed in Little Rock, Arkansas. While serving at Little Rock he was nominated to receive one of two scholarships from the Air Force worldwide. He attended Iowa State University and graduated with a B.S. in history and was commissioned as a Second Lieutenant from the ISU program. He received further training in satellite communications at Vandenberg, California. He was stationed at Colorado Springs where he was promoted to First Lieutenant. He was in charge of the armed forces satellite communications program worldwide.

Mark is survived by his wife, Andrea Moret; parents, Barbara and Al Moret; brothers, Mike Moret and Chad (Sabrina) Moret; his nephews who he loved as though they were his own sons, Keaton and Aiden and his dog, Tobi, who was truly Mark's best friend.

He was thoughtful, loving, caring and selfless. Mark's undeniable passion for things he loved made him the incredible man his friends and family loved. Whether it be hiking outdoors, exploring the wilderness, hunting, fishing, camping, riding his motorcycles or working on a car, Mark had many hobbies that he will be remembered for. Mark was a dreamer and an engineer in his own right with the ability to plan, design, build and create the many ideas and designs that came to him. Mark had a contagious smile, his thoughtful caring attitude and every other trait that made Mark the incredible man who those who knew him loved and respected, will be deeply missed. Mark will forever be in our heart and will never be forgotten.

Memorial contributions may be made to The Mark Moret Memorial Fund c/o City State Bank, 105 E. 2nd Street, Madrid, Iowa 50156.


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St. John's Lutheran Church-Madrid
104 South Market Street
Madrid, IA US
Monday, July 26, 2010
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
St. John's Lutheran Church-Madrid
104 South Market Street
Madrid, IA US
Tuesday, July 27, 2010
10:00 AM
Iowa Veterans Cemetery
34024 Veterans Memorial Drive
Adel, IA US 50003
Tuesday, July 27, 2010
2:00 PM


The Mark Moret Memorial Fund c/o City State Bank
105 East 2nd Street
Madrid, IA 50156