Posted: Nov 3, 2013 1:31 PM by MTN News - Billings
Updated: Nov 3, 2013 1:32 PM
CODY, WYOMING - Park County Search and Rescue is currently searching for a missing couple, Mark and Kristine Wathke from Cornell, Wisconsin.
The couple was last seen leaving the northeast entrance of Yellowstone National Park at 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday, October 29th.
Mark Wathke is described as 5 feet 10 inches tall and weighs 190 pounds. Mark has brown hair, green eyes, wears glasses and has a goatee.
Kristine is 5 feet 7 inches tall and weighs 145 pounds. She has long blond hair and hazel eyes.
They are driving a silver 2012 Kia Forte with the Wisconsin license plates 545VHH.
Search and Rescue personnel are currently performing a highway search of Highways 212, 296, 295 and 120 within Park County. Search and Rescue are also being assisted by a Search and Rescue aircraft.
The Wathke family last heard from Mark and Kristine on the 29th, from within Yellowstone, letting them know they would be home on October 30th. Since then there has been no further cell phone activity from the couple.
If you have contact or recall seeing the vehicle or its occupants, please contact the Park County Sheriff's Office at 307-527-8700.