Official Obituary of

Mark Andrew Brant

February 25, 1969 ~ March 6, 2024 (age 55) 55 Years Old

Mark Brant Obituary

Mark Andrew Brant, 55, passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, March 06, 2024.

Mark was born on February 25, 1969 in South Bend, to John Dean and Angela M. (Swiatowy) Brant. He was preceded in death by his mother, Angela.

Left to cherish the memory of Mark is the love of his life, Megan C. LaFollette and their Fur Baby, Pete; his father, John Brant; siblings, Maureen (Dan) Wozniak, Aaron (Renee) Brant, Adrienne (Tom) Simpson, Corinne (Jeff) Rose; father-in-law, Michael (Patricia) LaFollette; and sister-in-law, Michaele (Nathaniel) Heffner.

Mark graduated from Marion High School in 1987, then went on to earn his Bachelor Degree from IUSB. He taught for the South Bend School Corporation until retiring. Mark enjoyed being outdoors, skiing, hiking, gardening, bicycling, and drumming. He was in a garage band and on the wrestling team in high school. In 2018 he moved to Chesterton to build a future with his love, Megan. Mark was a caring, playful person, he brought joy to their home. He loved all his dogs throughout his life; they were his children. Mark will be forever loved and greatly missed.

A funeral service will be held at 3:30 pm (EST) on Thursday, March 14, 2024 at St. Joseph Funeral Home, 824 S. Mayflower Rd, South Bend, IN 46619. Immediately following the service, friends and family will be received 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm (EST) to visit. Online condolences can be made at

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Funeral Service
March 14, 2024

3:30 PM
Saint Joseph Funeral Home
824 S. Mayflower Road
South Bend, IN 46619

March 14, 2024

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Saint Joseph Funeral Home
824 S. Mayflower Road
South Bend, IN 46619


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