Francis E. Markle

November 20, 1922 - June 23, 2002

11/20/1922 - 06/23/2002

Past Services

Visitation
Tuesday June 25, 2002
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Home-Bellaire
441-37th Street
Bellaire, OH 43906
740-676-1611 | Directions
Cemetery
Wednesday June 26, 2002
Mt. Calvary Cemetery
Bellaire, OH 43906
740-676-2426 Be | Directions
Service
Wednesday June 26, 2002
9:00 am
St. John Catholic Church
415-37th Street
Bellaire, OH 43906
740-676-0051 | Directions
Visitation
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Home-Bellaire
441-37th Street
Bellaire, OH 43906
740-676-1611 | Directions

Francis E. "Funnel" Markle 79 of Bellaire died Sunday June 23, 2002 at his home.
He was born November 20, 1922 in Cleveland a son of the late Frank and Cora Beiswenger Markle.
Funnel was a retired electrician for the Ohio Edison’s R.E. Burger Station at Dilles Bottom; a member of the St. John Catholic Church in Bellaire; American Legion Post 521 Shadyside; Sons of Italy Lodge 754 and IAC both of Bellaire. He was a US Army Veteran of World War II. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Addie Jordon. Surviving are his wife, Ida Oliver Markle; one son, Bill Markle and his wife, Lori of Rock Creek, Ohio; one daughter, Madalyn Runyon and her husband, Gary of Bellaire; one brother, Earl Brown and his wife, Pat of East Liverpool and one sister, Trudy Horney in Arizona. Also five grandchildren, Nolan Markle and Evan Markle both of Rock Creek, Ohio, Patty Riggs and her husband, Sonny in Alabama, Randy James and his wife, Ellen of Bellaire and Jill Parrish of Gahanna, eleven great grandchildren and three great great grandchildren. Friends will be received at the Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Home 441-37th Street Bellaire on Tuesday, from 2-4 and 6-8pm. Funeral liturgy with Mass wil be celebrated on Wednesday at 9AM at the St. John Catholic Church Bellaire with Msgr Gene W. Mullett, the Celebrant. Interment in the Mt. Calvary Cemetery in Bellaire with Full Military Honors conducted by the Belmont County Council of the American Legion. Msgr. Gene W. Mullett will conduct Vigil services on Tuesday at 2:15pm at the funeral home. American Legion Post 521 will conduct legion services on Tuesday at 7pm followed by Sons of Italy Lodge 754 services at 7:30pm. Memorial contributions may be made to the Valley Hospice 98B Cove Road Wheeling, West Virginia 26003 or the St. John Catholic Church 415-37th Street Bellaire, Ohio 43906

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Vicki Matkovich
7 years ago

My deepest sympathies go out to you and your family Ida. He is in a better place now. The days ahead will be hard, but the Lord will help you through them. You are a strong person, and I know you will be able to get through it. Just remember all the good times and laughs, there were so many of them!He would not want it any other way. If you ever need anything, just give me a call. You are in my thoughts and prayers. Love, Vicki