Mark Joseph Hranek, age 54, passed away April 2, 2014 from an auto accident near Surprise, Arizona. Mark was born March 21, 1960 to Stanley and Mary Ann Hranek. He had worked for years at the San Onofre Power Nuclear Power Plant in California. He came to Wickenburg in 2007. Mark was known by many in the community, working for the Wickenburg Sun and also with Circle K. He was preceded in death by his father Stanley Hranek in 2010 and a brother Joseph in 2002. Mark was the 5th of 12 children, he is survived by his wife Carla of Wickenburg, daughter Alison Hranek and mother Mary Ann Hranek, brothers: Gerard, John, Michael, Martin, Christopher, Anthony, James and Jeffrey and sisters: Margaret Doe, and Sister Carol Hranek, mother-in-law Donna Bareiter, step-children Cassandra Lopez & Michelle Spencer. Visitation will be held on Tuesday, April 8th at Wickenburg Funeral Home from 6:00 to 9:00 PM with a Funeral Mass to be celebrated on Wednesday, April 9th at 10:00 AM at St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church.