Raymond E. Markgraf, of Valparaiso, Ind., formerly of Chesterton, Ind.,
passed away Friday August 23, 2013, at the age of 84.
Raymond was born July 11, 1929, in Waitfield, West Virginia, the son of
Septa Stacy and John Dexter Markgraf.
Raymond is survived by one sister, Alma Taulbee of Schaumberg, Ill., nieces
and nephews. He was preceded in death by his wife Virginia and four
brothers, Howard, James, Norman and Frances Markgraf.
Throughout his life, Raymond made his home in West Virginia, Ill., Fla. and
Ind. For the last several years Raymond has been a beloved resident of
Golden Living Center in Valparaiso, Ind.
A memorial service will be held for Raymond on Thursday, September 5, at
3:00 p.m. at St. John's United Church in Chesterton. Ray's friends are
invited to attend this celebration of his life.