Mark J. Hazuda

October 4, 1961 ~ December 13, 2020 (age 59)


Mark J. Hazuda, 59, passed away Sunday, December 13, 2020, at Bryan Medical Center East in Lincoln, Nebraska.

A private family service will be held at a later date. In honoring his wish to be cremated there is no viewing or visitation. Colonial Chapel Funeral Home in Lincoln, Nebraska is handling arrangements.

Memorials may be directed to his family for a later designation.

Mark was born October 4, 1961, in Buffalo, New York, the son of Michael and Bernice (Kaporch) Hazuda. He graduated from North Tonawanda, NY High School with the class of 1979. Mark was an athlete and sports enthusiast playing both baseball and hockey and was a Buffalo Bills and Buffalo Sabres fan. Mark received his BA and MBA from the University at Buffalo. He married Andris Tolliver in 2001, in Las Vegas, Nevada. Over his 30-year career, Mark held management and executive positions nationwide in both the private and public sectors. Mark served as the Director of the Nebraska Service Center USCIS, Department of Homeland Security until his retirement in 2016, where he was known as a man of INTEGRITY. 

Mark was a caring and devoted son and brother, a loyal friend, and a truly loving, kind, and supportive husband.

Mark is survived by his wife, Ande Hazuda of Lincoln, NE; siblings, Joanne (David) Suwinski of Peachtree City, GA, Kathryn Hazuda of North Tonawanda, NY, and Michael (Terry) Hazuda of Plano, TX; best friend Thomas Kenney of North Tonawanda, NY; mother-in-law Anna Smith of Indianapolis, IN; sister-in-law Dyana Elkins of Indianapolis, IN; along with numerous beloved nieces and nephews, friends and colleagues.

He was preceded in death by his parents. 

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