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Carl John Markman

July 2, 1909 June 6, 2006
Carl John Markman
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Jackson, Minnesota      Carl John Markman, 96, was born on July 2, 1909, in Boone, Iowa, the son of Herman A. and Carlina Hasstedt Markman.  He attended rural Minnesota schools and lived in the Worthington/Jackson area most of his life.  Carl married Mildred D. Leistico on June 23, 1934, in Worthington, Minnesota.  He worked on the ALCAN Highway and for area grain elevators.  He and his wife owned and operated the Sunset Motel in Worthington for seventeen years.  Later they retired to Loon Lake, where he enjoyed fishing and golfing.  Carl died on Tuesday, June 6, 2006, at the Good Samaritan Center in Jackson, Minnesota.     Carl is survived by his wife, Mildred, of Jackson, Minnesota; two sons, LeRoy (Joyce) Markman, of Quartz Hill, California, and Ronald (Clara) Markman, of Brewster, Minnesota; four grandchildren, Sonja (Greg) Sletto, Sandi (Bruce) Heidemann, and Cheryl (Tom) Johnson, all of Sioux Falls, South Dakota, and Phil (Peggy) Markman, of Jackson, Minnesota; three step grandchildren; seven great grandchildren, and several step great grandchildren.  He was preceded in death by his parents, three brothers, and two sisters.     Memorial services will be held on Monday, June 12, 2006, at 11:00 a.m., at the Holy Trinity Lutheran Church in rural Lakefield, Minnesota, with the Rev. Bart Mueller officiating.  Casket bearers will be Jason Reisdorfer, Ryan Reisdorfer, Kevin Johnson, Betzi Johnson, Danielle Sletto, Melissa Sletto, Blaney Markman, Brian Heidemann, and Alyssa Heidemann.  Burial will be held prior to the service at 9:30 a.m., at the Worthington Memorial Gardens Cemetery.  Visitation will be held on Sunday, June 11, 2006, from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., at the Benson Funeral Home in Worthington, Minnesota.


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