|Birth: ||Sep. 9, 1921|
|Death: ||Sep. 11, 2012|
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.
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)*
Grandview Memorial Gardens
Created by: Mary Fuller
Record added: Sep 14, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 97055197
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