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1936 Robert 2024

Robert Eugene Markley

April 11, 1936 — April 15, 2024

Mound City, Kansas

Robert (Bob) Eugene Markley, 88, was born on his family farm north of Mound City, Kansas April 11,
1936, to Aaron R. and Hallie (Bell) Markley. He passed from this life on April 15, 2024, at the very place
he was born, his family farm.
Bob attended the one-room school of Moneka through the eighth grade. He completed his high school
years at Mound City, graduating in the class of 1955.
After graduation Bob chose to return to the farm starting his career as a farmer and stockman. He
proudly tended the farm that had been in his family for over 144 years raising registered and
commercial livestock, along with various grain and forage crops. He received the Kansas Bankers
Association Award for Soil Conservation in 2013 and the Linn County Grassland Award in 2022 for his
conservation efforts and land management.
When Bob was not on the farm you could find him doing a bit of traveling and socializing. He enjoyed
attending all of the 4-H and various activities his daughters and granddaughter participated in. Through
the years he was a member of many area organizations: Linn County Shrine, Mirza Shrine, Mound City
Lodge #33 A. F. & A. M., Scottish Rite, Linn County Farm Bureau, Mound City Grange, Linn County
Extension Council and was a 4-H Leader.
Bob is survived by his daughters Angela Ragland (J.D.), Canyon, Texas; Melinda Markley (Rick Bowman),
Mound City, Kansas; granddaughter, Jessica Rewerts (Ryan), Stafford, Kansas; step-grandson Brady
Ragland (Carlie Shea), Amarillo, Texas, nephew Lance Markley (Christy), niece Sherri Hahn, great
nephew Jordan Hahn and great niece Sydney Markley.
He was preceded in death by infant daughter, Theresa Chard Markley; parents, Aaron R. and Hallie
Markley; siblings, Leroy, John and Dorothy Markley.

Funeral service will be 11 am Friday, April 19, 2024 at the Schneider Funeral Home and Crematory,
Mound City Chapel.  Burial will be in Woodland Cemetery.  Visitation will be held from 5 to 7 pm
Thursday, April 18, at the Mound City Chapel.  Memorial contributions are suggested to Shriners
Children's Hospital or St Jude Children's Hospital.  Online condolences can be left at
www.schneiderfunerals.com.
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Visitation

Thursday, April 18, 2024

5:00 - 7:00 pm (Central time)

Schneider Funeral Home and Crematory - Mound City Chapel

319 W Chestnut St, Mound City, KS 66056

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Funeral Service

Friday, April 19, 2024

11:00 - 11:00 am (Central time)

Schneider Funeral Home and Crematory - Mound City Chapel

319 W Chestnut St, Mound City, KS 66056

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