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Vernon Markovetz


Vernon Edward Markovetz died March 31, 2013 in Littleton, CO.
He was born June 4, 1926 to Edward and Margaret Markovetz of Beebe, SD. He graduated from Gettysburg High School in 1943. He joined the US Navy and was assigned to the USS Kershaw, a troop transport that served in the South Pacific.
Vern married Kathryn Eloise Markovetz of Faulkton, SD. Vern attended the University of Denver then returned to Gettysburg where he helped his father with his grain elevator business. They moved to Boulder, CO, where he worked in retail.
He is survived by his daughter Mary, two sons John and Steve, five grandchildren, and five great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by both of his siblings, his son Edward, and his wife Kathryn.
Condolences may be sent to his son, Steve at

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