Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Find all Markhams in:
 • Grandview Memorial Gardens
 • Rochester
 • Olmsted County
 • Minnesota
 • Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Discussion Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
Sponsor This Memorial!
Vernon Frances Markham
Learn about sponsoring this memorial...
Birth: Sep. 9, 1921
Olmsted County
Minnesota, USA
Death: Sep. 11, 2012
Goodhue County
Minnesota, USA

Vernon F. Markham, 91, of Oronoco, died Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2012, at the Zumbrota Health Services.

He was born Sept. 9, 1921, in Marion Township, Olmsted County, to Bernie and Mabel (Stoppel) Markham, where he grew up until moving to a farm in Oronoco Township with his family. On Aug. 30, 1945, he married Eunice I. Morris.

Farming was Vernon's life, and he always carried pliers in his pocket ready to fix things. He enjoyed traveling and loved visiting with family and friends.

Vernon is survived by his wife of 67 years, Eunice; daughter, Susan (Richard) Hareldson; sons, Laverne (Jackie) Markham and John (Mickey) Markham, all of Oronoco; five grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; brothers, Bernard (Betty) Markham, of Rochester and Leon (Virginia) Markham, of Mantorville; sister-in-law, Hazel Markham, of Rochester; and many nieces and nephews.

Vernon was preceded in death by three brothers and one sister.

Graveside service will be held at 11:00 a.m. Friday, Sept 14, at Grandview Memorial Gardens in Rochester, with Pastor Julie Beck officiating. Fellowship will follow the service at the Presbyterian Church in Oronoco.

Memorials are preferred to the church.
Arrangements were made with Mahn Family Funeral Home-Mahler Chapel in Pine Island.

Family links: 
  Bernie Ulysses Markham (1889 - 1969)
  Mabel Clare Stoppel Markham (1894 - 1983)
  Henry Albert Markham (1918 - 1994)*
  Vernon Frances Markham (1921 - 2012)
  Leonard Clair Markham (1923 - 2007)*
  Doris Mae Markham Kautz (1924 - 2008)*
  William Clarence Markham (1926 - 2009)*
*Calculated relationship
Grandview Memorial Gardens
Olmsted County
Minnesota, USA
Created by: Mary Fuller
Record added: Sep 14, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 97055197
Vernon Frances Markham
Added by: Mary Fuller
Vernon Frances Markham
Cemetery Photo
Added by: K. Pike
Photos may be scaled.
Click on image for full size.


Privacy Statement and Terms of Service