Ida Markle, 95, of Bellaire, Ohio died Saturday, March 9, 2019 at the Belmont Community Hospital in Bellaire, Ohio.

She was born November 23, 1923 in Bellaire, Ohio, a daughter of the late Biggio and Madalena Ciarelli Oliver.

Ida was a homemaker, member of the St. John Catholic Church in Bellaire, Ohio, and the Catholic Womens Club.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Francis E. “Funnel” Markle on June 23, 2002; they were married on November 28, 1942; her son, William “Bill” Markle; and her sister, Flora Ralston; and an infant brother, John.

Surviving are her daughter, Madalyn Runyan and her husband, Gary of Bellaire, Ohio; her brother, William (Vera) Oliver of Hobe Sound, Florida. Also seven grandchildren, Nolan Markle, Evan Markle, Patty Riggs, Randy (Ellen) James, Jill Parrish, Gary (Shelli) Runyan, Bill (Sara) Runyan; 17 great- grandchildren, three great- great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

Family and friends will be received at the Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes and Crematory, 441 37th St., Bellaire, Ohio on Wednesday from 4 to 8 p.m. Funeral liturgy with Mass will be celebrated on Thursday at noon at the St. John Catholic Church in Bellaire, Ohio with Fr. Daniel Heusel, as Celebrant. Interment in the Mt. Calvary Cemetery in Bellaire, Ohio.

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