Markesan superintendent dies of COVID-19

Duane Bark

MARKESAN, Wis. — Markesan District Schools Superintendent Duane Bark has died after a three-month battle with COVID-19.

His family made the announcement on social media Wednesday night.

Bark was also Director of Athletics for the district. The Trailways Conference in southern Wisconsin shared condolences through a Twitter post, asking the public to “please pray for his family, friends, colleagues, and everyone in Hornet Nation.”