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Dec 8, 2003
It is with great sadness that I have report that Mark Kohlbeck a lifelong Southend fan died on 31st October. Mark would be well known to a lot of Southend fans as he had a season ticket in the East Stand with his Father for many many years. Mark was also a regular on the away coaches in the 90's. Mark was a very likeable person who was happy to talk to anyone.

For me personally I first met Mark over 20 years ago at work and our combined love of SUFC, Essex CCC & Chelsea made us quickly become firm friends and we shared so many good times over the years.

Mark leaves a wife Sharon, two young children and his father another lifelong Southend fan and I am sure our thoughts and prayers are with them. Mark was 51.
Mark's funeral will take place on Thursday 27th November at 12.40pm at Southend Crematorium. Hopefully we can arrange a collection through PAYPAL as we have done for others. I will find out from Mark's family if they would like flowers or a donation.

RIP Mark Kohlbeck