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Mark Raymond Kaplan

January 29,1956 - July 20,2020

Obituary for Mark Raymond Kaplan

Kaplan, Mark Raymond, 64 of Maple Valley, entered
eternal rest on July 20, 2020 at Valley Medical Center in
Renton.

Born in Philadelphia, PA, Mark came to Maple Valley in
1982.

He graduated HS in Cheyenne, WY in 1974, and went to
work for Boeing.

He is survived by his mother, Dolores Busskohl of Maple
Valley; sister Rosalyn Kaplan of Issaquah; Brothers Jeffrey
Scott Kaplan of Lehigh Acres, FL; Stewart David Kaplan of
Woodbridge, Virginia; Kirk David Kaplan of Las Vegas, NV;
and sister Shana Lynn Kaplan of Sacramento, CA.

He also leaves behind nephews David Samuel Kaplan of
Auburn; Jonathan Mark Kaplan of North Little Rock, AR;
nieces Tennyson Jacobson of Fall City; Jessie Salopek of
Seattle; nephew Rory Amadeo Kaplan stationed in Turkey
with USAF; Ronen Amadeo Kaplan of Auburn; and nieces
Mia Shuihong Kaplan of Woodbridge, VA; and Kameirah
Kaplan-Samuels of Sacramento, CA.

In addition, great nephew Maverin David Kaplan of North
Little Rock, AR; great nieces Ivy Alaina Kaplan of ​
Huntsville, AL; Aislin Olivia Kaplan, of North Little Rock,
AR; and Lyla Jacobson of Fall City; great nephew Skyler
Jacobson of Fall City; great niece, Idalia Zephyra Kaplan of
Auburn; and great nephew Theron Zayin Kaplan of
Auburn...as well as dear friend Rob Salopek of North
Bend.

Mark was preceded in death by his father, Louis Mark
Kaplan, D.O. of Las Vegas, NV in 2013; and step parents,
Herman William, “Slim” Busskohl of Renton in 2001; and
Doris Lorraine “Lori” Kaplan of Las Vegas, NV in 2011.
Mark was an avid golfer and hunter. He was known for his
kindness and generosity in helping people with home
maintenance and landscaping work.

Everybody liked Mark! He was easy going, and had a
natural ability to make people laugh. He was a born
athlete.

He excelled at: Bowling, Chess, Fishing, Hunting, Baseball,
Football, Basketball, Table Tennis, Skating, Ice Hockey,
Wrestling, Snow Skiing, and Pole Vaulting in Track and
Field. ​

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I have few memories of my brother Mark. The ones I do have are all good! I have heard so many funny stories about him. Every time I saw Mark he was either smiling or looked to me to be in deep thought. I wish I could have know more of you. I love you and will always miss you. Thank you for the gift of at least knowing the names of many of my family members I didn't even know existed.
- Shana Kaplan
Mark always put others first. He was the most unselfish person I've ever known. He lived to help others and never did any harm to anyone. He himself was hurting but was so thoughtful about the feelings of everyone else that he didn't let on how much. I only realized how much after it was too late. He wasn't a religious person but I believe God looks into the heart of his children and sees beyond the surface when he judges us, so I don't think Mark is hurting anymore.
- Stewart Kaplan
We miss you so much . . .
- rosalyn kaplan
We miss you so much!
- rosalyn kaplan

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