Fran (Foley) Markley

Fran Markley passed away in Pahrump, Nevada surrounded by her family on Saturday, July 2, 2022, at 11:59 from end stage heart disease complicated with long term Lyme Disease.

She was born on December 19, 1936, to the late John & Alice (O’Shea) Foley. Fran graduated as a Registered Nurse from St. Lawrence in Lansing, BSN from Wayne State University, Masters as a Nurse Practitioner degree from Michigan State University. Along with her husband, they were farmers, entrepreneurs, environmentalists, and owned the Pt. AuGres Marina until they moved to Nevada in 2014.

Joe and Fran Markley were married July 6, 1968 in Fenton, MI. Fran was preceded in death by her husband on November 7, 2021.

She leaves behind her sister, Grace Kerlin of Pahrump Nevada; and Joe’s family including Barbara Juhas, Kathy (Robert), Martin, and Russ Markley. Along with many nieces and nephews.

Fran was preceded in death by parents, siblings and spouses: Maurice and Therese Foley, Mary Justine & Thomas Billig, Anne & Jerry Day, Elizabeth & John McGraw, Martin & Delphine Foley, Dianna Markley and brother-in-law Marvin Juhas.

Funeral services will be held Thursday July 14, 2022, at 10:30 am at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 419 S. Midland St., Merrill, MI, officiated by Fr. Michael Steltenkamp with Dennis Newman as the organist. Interment will follow at Sacred Heart Cemetery (Merrill) S. Fenmore Rd and Roosevelt Road Merrill, MI 48637. In Lieu of flowers, please have a Catholic Mass offered for Fran Markley.

Lux Funeral Homes was in charge of arrangements.

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