Welcome to the memorial page for

Mary Elizabeth (Krall) Markes

February 4, 1930 ~ September 1, 2017 (age 87)

Mary Markes (age  87) of Livonia, MI passed away on Friday, September 1, 2017.


Mary was born in Detroit, MI on February 4, 1930 and married Nicholas Markes on May 7, 1949. They were happily married for 56 years. She and Nick were very active in Model A Ford restoration and belonged to a number of car clubs including Eastside A's, Oakleaf, Motor Cities and The Model A Restorers Club for several years. She continued to drive one of her Model A's to many local Model A events.


Mary and Nick started the fashion committee and wore several Era outfits at many national events. She was also a judge on the committee (and won and placed in competition).


She belonged to St. Michaels Golf league for several years and loved to play golf whenever she could.


Mary was survived by Son Ted (Pat) and Daughter Karen (Gerry) Deren along with 5 wonderful grandchildren and 12 Great grandkids.


Visitation will be held Sunday, September 3, 2017 from 1:00 to 6:00pm and Monday, September 4, 2017 from Noon to 8:00pm at Manns Family Funeral Home, 17000 Middlebelt Rd,  Livonia 48154.


Funeral services will be held on Tuesday September 5, 2017 at 11:00 AM at Holy Cross Lutheran Church

30650 Six Mile Rd,  Livonia, MI  48152.  Pastor Scott will be officiating. 


Family suggests memorial donations in memory of Mary be made to

American Heart and Stroke Association

Memorials and Tributes Lockbox

3816 Payshere Circle

Chicago, Il 60674


Hydrocephalus Association 
Development Office 
4340 East West Highway, #905 
Bethesda, MD 20814-4447 


Michigan Humane Society

30300 Telegraph Rd #220

Bingham Farms, MI 48025


 Service Information

September 3, 2017

1:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Manns Family Funeral Home
17000 Middlebelt Road
Livonia, MI 48154

September 4, 2017

12:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Manns Family Funeral Home
17000 Middlebelt Road
Livonia, MI 48154

Funeral Service
September 5, 2017

11:00 AM
Holy Cross Lutheran Church
30650 Six Mile Road
Livonia, mi 48152

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