Dr. Mark Lester Besola passed away unexpectantly in his sleep on Jan. 1, 2019. He was 52 years old. Mark is survived by four sisters, and his nieces and nephews. Mark is preceded in death by his parents and his brother Erik. Mark was born on October 19, 1966 in Ronan, Montana. His family moved to Lopez Island where Mark attended school on Lopez from kindergarten until his graduation from Lopez High School in 1984. Mark left Lopez to attend Washington State University to pursue a Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine. Mark will be buried in the Lopez Union Cemetery. All are welcome to celebrate Mark’s life on Weds., Jan. 23 at 12 p.m. at Lopez Center Church. Immediately following there will be a luncheon reception at the Fellowship Hall.