Mark Bliss


Mark S. Bliss, 62, son of a late Great Plains Conference clergy. Born November 30, 1959; died August 25, 2022.

He married Stephanie Hermes on November 23, 1991

Bliss was the son of the late Rev. Cecil Bliss, who served former Nebraska Conference churches in Milford, Wayne, Lexington and Lincoln St. Mark's UMCs before retiring in 1998. He died November 29, 2019.

Survivors include his wife, Stephanie Bliss; daughter and son-in-law, Lauren and Matthew Overmiller; granddaughter, Rosie Lainson Overmiller, of Hastings; mother, Sharon Bliss; and sister, Ann Castner.

Celebration of life services were September 1 at Hastings First Presbyterian Church.

Memorials can be sent to the Hastings Community Foundation, 800 W. 3rd Street, Suite 232, Hastings, NE 68901.

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