Michael "Mike" F. Markey

Feb 18, 2020
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Family Directed Celebration of Life Service
2:00 ~ 5:00 p.m. Sunday, March 1, 2020
Evansdale AMVETS Post #31 - 706 Colleen Ave.  Evansdale, Iowa 50707



Cedar Valley Hospice Home


Michael F. “Mike” Markey, 66, of Waterloo, died Tuesday, February 18, 2020 at the Cedar Valley Hospice Home of cancer.  He was born January 6, 1954 in Perris, California, the son of John and Marilyn Benn Markey.  He was a 1971 graduate of Marshalltown High School.

He married Vicky Harris on May 4, 1974 at the Little Brown Church in Nashua.

Mike served in the U.S. Navy during the Vietnam War.  He was an Aircraft Mechanic while in the Navy.  He worked as a truck driver for Whitaker Foods, Inc. for 14 years and Bertch Cabinet Manufacturing, Inc. for 17 years, retiring in 2012.

He was a member of the Evansdale AMVETS Post #31, Chicago Cubs fan, loved to fish, was an avid coin collector and loved spending time with his grandchildren.

Survived by: his wife, Vicky Markey; one son, Tim Markey; one daughter, Melissa (John) Owens all of Waterloo; four grandchildren, William Owens, Brandon Jensen, Anna and Austin Markey and two brothers, Steve (Luan) Markey of New Virginia and Tom (Connie) Markey of Salt Lake City, Utah.

Preceded in death by: his parents.


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  1. Nathan Link & Jessica Erhardt | Feb 20, 2020

    My deep sympathy goes out to you and all affected by the passing of Mike from this world to the next. He is forever etched in my memories as I know he is yours. May he live on in spirit through the memories made and stories we are able to share. As a friend, patriot, and most importantly, a family man, Mike provides a great guide on how to live one's life. Thank you Mike for being the man you are. Forever grateful.

    -Nathan & Jessica

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