Mark Trotter


Memorial Mass Monday, April 23, 2018  10:30 A.M.

Divine Mercy Parish   St. Mary's Catholic Church, Schuyler

Reverends Gerald Gonderinger and Gerald Leise, Officiating

Visitation 9-10:30 A.M. at the church on Monday

Committal in the Schuyler Cemetery

Lunch in St. Mary's Social Center

Memorials to Benedictine Mission House, St. Mary's Church or Family Wishes


Mark T. Trotter of McKinney, Texas passed away on April 14, 2018 at the age of 63.  He was born on December 2, 1954 to Arthur F. and Agnes Louise (Murphy) Trotter in Kansas City, Missouri.  He married Lori Vavricek on May 13, 2000 in Schuyler, Nebraska.  Mark received his Master’s Degree in Psychology-Mental Health Science from Avila University in Kansas City, Missouri.  Past employment includes State of Texas Parole Officer, Marketing Manager, and Mental Health Counselor.  Mark was a member of St. Gabriel the Archangel Catholic Church in McKinney, Texas.

Mark is survived by his loving wife of 17 years, Lori Trotter; nieces, Tina Waldo and husband, Lance of Overland Park, Kansas and Sharon Bridge and husband, Chad of Prairie Village, Kansas; great-nieces and nephews, Peyton and Gavin Bridge of Prairie Village, Kansas, Brock and Ella Smith of Overland Park, Kansas, Byers and Mitch Waldo of Overland Park, Kansas; cousins, Tony Zenner of Old Town, Florida, Julie Trotter of Kansas City, and Jean Asbury of Kansas City, and many other cousins; mother-in-law, Gladys Vavricek of Schuyler, Nebraska, sister-in-law, Dianne Swanson and husband, Doug of Arlington, Virginia; brothers-in-law, Roger Vavricek of Schuyler, Nebraska, Tim Vavricek and wife, Joyce of Papillion, Nebraska , and Jeff Vavricek and wife, Kristin of Omaha, Nebraska; and many other loving family members and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents; sister, Ann Trotter; and brother-in-law, Randy Vavricek.