D. Mark Sterling


D. Mark Sterling, 58, of Brownstown, passed away Monday, Jan. 26, 2015.

Born April 30, 1956, in Seymour, he was the son of William and Thelma Jo Hotchkiss Sterling. His father preceded him in death in 2008, while his mother survives in Brownstown.

Mark graduated from Brownstown Central High School in 1974 and from Vincennes University in 1976. He loved all music, including bluegrass, and enjoyed playing his guitar, fishing and volunteering at Hoosier Christian Village in Brownstown.

He was a member of Brownstown Christian Church.

Besides his mother, he is survived by two sisters, Linda D. Anglin of North Vernon and Barbara A. (Tim) Conner of Peru; two nieces, Stephanie (Andrew) Ebbing of North Vernon and Lauren Conner of Bloomington; a nephew, Clark Conner of Indianapolis; two great-nieces, Emily Ebbing and Allison Ebbing; and a great-nephew, Nicholas Ebbing.

The funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Spurgeon Funeral Home in Brownstown with Doug Pogue officiating. Burial will be at Fairview Cemetery in Brownstown.

Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday and from 10 a.m. until time of service Friday at the funeral home.

Memorial donations may be made to Brownstown Christian Church.