Month: July 2016

Big Turnout at 13th Annual Senior Citizens Prom

On Saturday, July 16, 2016, Markwell Funeral Home sponsored entertainment at the 13th Annual Casey Senior Citizens Prom, held at the Casey Senior Social Center on 2 SW 2nd Street. The event took place from 4 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. and more than 150 people were in attendance. Tickets were $12 per person in advance

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Happy 90th Birthday to Lee Markwell!

July 12th marked an important date for the Markwell Funeral Home family. We were happy to celebrate the 90th birthday of former Markwell owner Lee Markwell! Lee Markwell was born on July 12, 1926 inside the funeral home! He eventually went on to graduate from Casey High School in 1944. Right out of high school,

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Threshold Choir Comforts Hospice Patients with Music

Music can be such a powerful tool. This past January, Grease: Live performer Vanessa Hudgens channeled her grief over the loss of her father into a moving musical performance during the live presentation on FOX. It’s fitting that Hudgens was able to perform so beautifully, as music is often an integral part of the mourning

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