Mark James Wilmes, loving father, son and brother, 59, of Bayport, passed away suddenly on Aug. 3, 2013, at Fairview Hospital. Mark is survived by his son, Sean; daughter, Emily; parents, Don and Loretta; sister, Susan, and many other relatives and friends. He is preceded in death by the mother of his children, Jennifer Wilmes. Mark loved boating and enjoyed a long career as a captain on yachts on the St. Croix River, Florida and the Bahamas. A memorial service is 11 a.m. on Wednesday Aug. 7 at the Church Of St. Michael, 611 Third St. South in Stillwater. Visitation is one hour prior to mass at church. Memorials are preferred to the family.