Mark Brady

Mark Brady, age 54, of Williston, and formerly of Crosby, passed away on Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2013 at his home in Williston.

Mass of Christian Burial will be at 2 p.m. Monday, Jan. 7, 2013, at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Crosby, with Father Tomy Raphel as Celebrant. Burial will follow at St. Patrick’s Catholic Cemetery in Crosby.

Mark LeRoy Brady was born on Nov. 18, 1958, in Crosby, N.D., the son of Gordon Maurice and Esther Ann (Moen) Brady. Mark was educated in Crosby and graduated from Crosby High School. He was confirmed at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church. Mark, from his late teens through adult life, battled schizophrenia. Mark enjoyed being around the farm, especially at harvest. He also enjoyed watching football and sports on TV.

Mark was preceded in death by his father, Gordon; grandparents; sister-in-law, Mary Brady; and numerous aunts and uncles.

He is survived by: his mother, Esther Brady, of Crosby; sister, Diana (Joe) Lee, of Williston; brothers, Gerald (Tracy) Brady, Paul Brady, both of Crosby, and Larry (Judy) Brady, of Proberta, Calif.; nieces and nephews, Stephanie and Amanda Lee, Andrea, Tanya and Sean Tibbs; Jenna and Tyler Brady; Chad and Joshua Brady, Quinn Brady and Justin Benson.

Stakston-Martin Funeral Home of Crosby is in charge of arrangements.