"I wake (up) Marcus in the evening" needs to also be correct.
Minus the parentheses, it is.
Vesperi gave Vespers (via Vespres/Vêpres)
Christian prayer time: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vespers
Get up, get up, you lazy-bones, get up, you wicked sinner! We need those sheets for table-cloths, it's nearly time for dinner!
"I am waking up Marcus in the evening" seems right to me, but does Duolingo think it does not sound present tense indicative enough? I reported it.
Bit late getting up isn't he? and even them he has to be woken up!