Cecil Marker

Obituaries

March 15, 2010 - 12:00 AM

Cecil Leroy Marker, 82 of Moran died Thursday, March 11, 2010, in Moran Manor Nursing Home.
He was born Feb. 5, 1928, in Faulkton, S.D., the son of Rex Leroy and Cecile Mildred (Ickler) Marker.
He was inducted into the U.S. Army on April 10, 1946, where he served with the 54th Engine Maintenance Company. He was awarded the World War II Victory Medal before his honorable discharge.
He was married to Hazel Hillman, and they were later divorced. On Sept. 18, 1980, he married Carol Maurine Knight.
He had lived in Bronson where he was a mechanic and owner of Marker’s Garage. He also worked for Kenalta Oil in Neosho Falls from which he retired. The couple had made their home in Yates Center before moving to Moran.
He liked to build things and work in his yard.
He is survived by his wife of Moran; daughters; Theresa Holt and her husband, Robert, Canon City, Colo., Sharon Gutierrez, Chanute, Lori Reagan and her husband, Denver, Blue Mound, Kandy Womelsdorf, Ottawa, and Teresa Grewing and her husband, Dave, Kincaid; three sons, Jim O’Brien and his wife, Janet, Fort Scott, Mike O’Brien, Bronson, and David O’Brien and his wife, Phylis, Lane; 19 grandchildren; 36 great-grandchildren; and two sisters, Diane Zen and her husband, Den, South Dakota, and Joan Meyers.
A son, Steven Leroy Marker, a brother, Gene, and a sister, Pauline Wilham, died earlier.
Services were this morning at the Neosho Falls Community Building.
Memorials to Disabled American Veterans may be sent to Campbell Funeral Home, P.O. Box 188, Yates
Center, KS 66783.

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