Mark “Bubsy” Andrican passed away peacefully on January 7, 2022. Bubsy was born on February 9,
1934, in Kitzville, MN, to George and Anna Andrican. Bubsy grew up in Kitzville, where he and his
brother Boris started Kitzville Body Shop on the family property in 1960. Bubsy’s life revolved around
his family and the shop. Bubsy married Lois (Hocking) on April 18, 1958, in Hibbing. They made their
home in Hibbing for 63 years where they raised 8 children. Bubsy enjoyed walking to Mitchell with his
brother John, spending time at Kitzville Body Shop, surrounding himself with family at the cabin,
bowling, and treating his family by going out to dinner.
Bubsy will be dearly missed by his wife, Lois; his 8 children Lois (Ed) Gardeski, Mark (Pat), Jim (Sara),
Tom, Nick (Lisa), Peggy (Jeff) Lang, Candie (Todd) Seppala, and Jeri Ann (Derek) Gabardi. His 15
grandchildren Chris (Taryn) Gardeski, Erica (Brian) Holt, Nate (Molly) Andrican, Reed Andrican, Elizabeth
(Connor) Perry, Michael Andrican, Nico Andrican, Maya Andrican, Tyler (Carly) Hajicek, Tommy (Aviana)
Hajicek, Katie (Brett) Hajicek, Nicholas (Emily) Seppala, Alex Seppala, Gracie Gabardi, and Sam Gabardi.
His great grandchildren Lucy Holt, Andrew Holt, Reece Andrican and Baby Hajicek due June 2022.
Siblings Boris (Caroline) Andrican and Mary Andrican Hartwig. Brothers-in-law Jerry Hocking and Joe
(Joe) Hocking, and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, half siblings
Basil, Andrew, Charles, Chris, Nick, Francie, and siblings Mildred, John, and Eli.
Visitation is Saturday, January 15 at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church at 12 noon with the funeral service
beginning at 1:30, 501 East 23 rd Street, Hibbing, MN. Masks will be required. Luncheon is following at
The Hibbing Elks Lodge, 502 East Howard Street, Hibbing, MN.
Bubsy’s passing will leave a huge void in our lives and in our hearts. We know he will be making all the
angels in heaven laugh, giggle, and roll their eyes. Bubs, we all love and miss you more than you will
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