Mark W. Jakups - Departed on Aug 28, 2017 - Crivitz, Wisconsin

Mark W. Jakups

Born in Marinette, Wisconsin on Jul 06, 1994

Died on Aug 28, 2017 and resided in Crivitz, Wisconsin

age 23, of Crivitz, took his own life Monday August 28, 2017, in Menominee, Michigan.  Mark was born in Marinette on July 6, 1994; son of Jerry Jakups and Sally Hastings.  Mark was a member of Boyscout Troop #1058, a member of the Middle Inlet Moonshiners and 4H archery.  He enjoyed hunting, fishing, and golfing with Dad and Amanda.  He was a huge gamer until the numerous times he started swearing and Mom had to take it away from him.  Mark lettered in golf and received a “Most Improved Award” while on the Crivitz Golf Team.   He is a graduate of Crivitz High School.


Mark is survived by his mother, Sally Hastings of Crivitz; son, Karson of Crivitz; sister, Amanda Jakups of Stevens Point; maternal grandparents:  Larry and Janet Hastings of Pardeeville; mother of his son, Sylvia Gross of Crivitz; and further survived by numerous extended family and friends.  He was preceded in death by his father, Jerry; and paternal grandparents:  Don and Mary Jane.


A Memorial Service will be 4:30pm on Wednesday September 6, 2017, at Roubal Funeral Home. The memorial visitation will start at 3:00pm.


Mark suffered from depression, and even though he had many family members and friends that loved him dearly, they could not erase the sadness inside.  He took his own life after watching the sunrise one last time.  Many people tried to save him, and in the end we did not fail, but instead gave him a few more extra years.  Honor him by remembering to love deeply, have faith in others, lend a hand to those who everyone else walks past.  Remember that kind words mean little with no action; but a single word said out of anger can affect someone forever.  We as a family refuse to cover up his death, but instead wish to make it known, if only to save one life.  Suicide is not the easy way out, but a long and painful journey.  But with help from the entire community that road can curve a different, warmer path. 


The phone number for Marinette County (ADAPT)   (715) 732-7760,  24 hours 7 days a week.  The National Suicide number is 1-800-273-8255


In Lieu of Flowers a trust fund will be set up for his son Karson.



Roubal Funeral Home of Wausaukee is assisting the family with arrangements.


God hath not promised

Skies always blue,

Flower-strewn pathways

All our lives through;

God hath not promised

Sun without rain,

Joy without sorrow,

Peace without pain.


But God hath promised

Strength for the day,

Rest for the labor,

Light for the way,

Grace for the trials,

Help from above,

Unfailing sympathy,

Undying love.


Memorial Gathering: Wednesday Sep 6, 2017, 3:00 p.m. until 4:30 p.m. at Roubal Funeral Home

Memorial Service: Wednesday Sep 6, 2017, 4:30 p.m. at Roubal Funeral Home

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