Mark Seesing is a life-long resident of Cape Girardeau, Missouri.
He graduated from Notre Dame Catholic High School in Cape Girardeau in 1978 and then received a degree in Aviation from Texas State Technical Institute in 1982.
He and Elizabeth (Jones) Seesing were married in 1983 and have two children; Hannah and Kirkland; and a grandson, Jensen.
In 1996, after 14 years in aviation and airport management, Mark became a funeral director. He graduated from SIU-C in 1998 with a degree in Mortuary Science and became a dual licensed Funeral Director/Embalmer.
He is currently serving on the Board of Directors for the Ozark Trail Association and on the Airport Advisory Board for the City of Cape Girardeau.