Cover photo for Mark Anthony Byers, Sr.'s Obituary
Mark Anthony Byers, Sr. Profile Photo

Mark Anthony Byers, Sr.

December 19, 1961 — July 5, 2022

Mark Anthony Byers Sr. of La Porte, Indiana, passed away Tuesday, July 5, 2022.  Age 60, Mark was born to the late Eric and Lydia Byers of Saginaw, Michigan.  He was born December 19, 1961, in Chicago, IL.

Mark was the 4th of 7 children. Growing up, Mark loved to sing with his siblings and parents, and in the Byers’ trio. He had a love for the King James Bible and knew the scriptures from a child. He was a wrestler at Bridgeport High School and a member of the Saginaw UPC choir as a young man.

He enjoyed spending time at the lake, working on his truck, and having cookouts.  More than anything, Mark loved his children and grandchildren.

Mark could fix or build anything.  He was very mechanical; he did body and fender work for many years.  Mark also was a Kirby distributor for several years.  He was very talented and an engineer in many areas.

Surviving to cherish his memory are his children, Tara Byers, Trisha Proctor, Mark (Paige) Byers, Tony (Valerie) Carl, and Danielle Thomas; grandchildren, Laken Byers, Makana, Skylar II, Lukas and Elika Paulson, Lilee Byers, Autumn Proctor, Isaiah Byers, Myla Byers, Callen, Gabriel, and Lacy Thomas, Penelope and Melody Pendergast, and Antonio Ortiz; great grandson, Evan Straite; siblings Eric Byers, Kim (Dave) Kreilach, Lisa (Chris) Cortese, Elliott Byers, and Michelle (Ed) Fowler; as well as many aunts, uncles, nieces, and nephews.

Mark was preceded in death by his son, Zachary Byers and brother, Darrell Byers.

A Celebration of Life Service will be held at 4 p.m. on Sunday, July 24, 2022 at the La Porte Seventh Day Adventist Church, 1480 Boyd Blvd, La Porte, Indiana with Pastor Lee Whitman officiating.

A time of visitation will be held from 4 - 7 p.m. on Saturday, July 23, 2022 at Cutler Funeral Home and Cremation Center and from 2 p.m. until the time of the service on Sunday at the church.  Cremation to follow the service.

Memorial donations may be made to the family c/o Mark Byers, Jr., 2900 Monroe Street, La Porte, IN  46350.

Condolences may be shared with the family on

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Mark Anthony Byers, Sr., please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

Past Services


Sunday, July 24, 2022

2:00 - 4:00 pm (Central time)

Add to Calendar

La Porte Seventh Day Adventist Church

1480 Boyd Boulevard
La Porte, IN 46350

*Standard text messaging rates apply.

Celebration of Life Service

Sunday, July 24, 2022

Starts at 4:00 pm (Central time)

Add to Calendar

La Porte Seventh Day Adventist Church

1480 Boyd Boulevard
La Porte, IN 46350

*Standard text messaging rates apply.


Photo Gallery


Visits: 4

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors