Victor Markley, WagnerVictor Marion Markley, 90, Wagner, died Wednesday, March 10, 2010, at Avera Bormann Manor, Parkston. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at St. John Catholic Church, Wagner.
Victor Marion Markley, 90, Wagner, died Wednesday, March 10, 2010, at Avera Bormann Manor, Parkston.
Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at St. John Catholic Church, Wagner. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Visitation will be from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. today at the church with a 7:30 p.m. prayer service.
Koehn Brothers Funeral Home, Armour, is handling the arrangements.
He was born on Sept. 26, 1919, in Highmore to George and Alice (Bancroft) Markley.
He attended Highmore High School.
On Dec. 4, 1941, he joined the U.S. Navy and served until Oct. 23, 1945.
On Nov. 20, 1945, he married Kathryn Kirsch of White Lake. They lived in Chamberlain, where he worked as a meat cutter until 1956, when they moved to Marty, where he was the proprietor of Marty Mercantile for 22 years.
They later moved to Wagner and following his wife’s death, he moved to Mitchell.
He entered Bormann Manor on Aug. 16, 2007.
He is survived by three children: Anita Honke and husband Dr. Richard, Parkston; Valery Robinson and husband Ken, St. Cloud, Minn.; and Earl and wife Patty, Tea; 10 grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren, three sisters: Beverly Jerke and husband Clarence, Rapid City; Bernice Barnes and husband Ray, Huron; and Delores Coffman, Texas.
He was preceded in death by his wife, a great-grandson, his parents, five brothers: Stanley, Floyd, Lyle, Chuck and Howard; and two sisters; Flora and Stella.
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