Mark Edward Egger, 68, of North Riverside, died Feb. 17, 2023.
Mr. Egger grew up in Brookfield, played baseball, was a Boy Scout and attended Riverside-Brookfield High School, where he joined the German Club, whose members reunited at their 50th reunion. He was adventurous, riding motorcycles, skydiving and going whitewater rafting.
After graduating from Illinois Institute of Technology, Mr. Egger started a 39-year career as a mechanical engineer. He married Jo Ann and proudly raised two beloved daughters in North Riverside, where he served on the Komarek School Board, Plan Commission, Water Commission and North Riverside Public Library Board.
Mr. Egger was the husband of JoAnn Egger (nee Sroda); the son of the late Warren Egger and Lois Egger (nee McNamara); the father of Carolyn Egger and Kelsey Egger; the brother of Debra (Bill Zaksas) Egger, Marilyn (Ron) Scarbeary, the late Barbara Egger and Cynthia Egger; and the uncle of many nieces and nephews.
Visitation is Friday, Feb. 24 from 9 a.m. to time of service at noon at Hitzeman Funeral Home, 9445 31st St., Brookfield. Inurnment is at Queen of Heaven Cemetery, Hillside.
Express condolences online at HitzemanFuneral.com. Send sympathy cards to Hitzeman Funeral Home, 9445 31st St., Brookfield, 60513, c/o the Mark Edward Egger family.