Enid News and Eagle
Mass of Christian burial for Melvin Markes, 84, will be 10 a.m. Monday, Nov. 12, 2012, at Bison Catholic Church. Burial in Waukomis Cemetery. Visitation with family 6-7 p.m. Sunday at Ladusau-Evans Funeral Home.
Melvin was born and raised on the family farm near Waukomis, Okla., on July 29, 1928, to Clarence and Barbara (Brauner) Markes and died Thursday, Nov. 8, 2012, at St. Mary’s Regional Medical Center.
Surviving are children, Leroy Markes, Sharon Crane, Susan Garrett, Amy Gragg, Margie Lovell, Kathy Grimm Cunningham, Debbie McClurg, Kenny Markes and Patrick Markes; 21 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.
Preceded by wife, Wilma, one sister and one brother.