Craig S. Markley

February 16, 1971 - November 23, 2012

View the Full Online Memorial


Craig S. Markley, 41, of Lostant, passed away Friday afternoon, November 23, 2012 at Asta Care Center of Toluca after his long struggle with cancer.

Visitation will be from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Monday, November 26, 2012 at the Mueller Funeral Home in Lostant. Private burial will take place at a later date.

Mr. Markley was born on February 16, 1971 in Streator to Leslie and Claire (Gnuske) Markley. He graduated from Southern Illinois University in Edwardsville. Craig was University Center board president and served on several other college boards at the University following graduation.

He is survived by his parents, Leslie and Pamela Markley of Lostant; four sisters, Melody (Mark) Boston of Kenosha, WI, Melissa (Gary) Topasna of Gulf Port, MS, Monica (Rohit) Sharma of Seattle, WA, and Danna (Jayson) Bollengier of O’Fallon, IL; his grandmother, Norma (Robert) English of Vacaville, CA; 3 nieces; 3 nephews; 1 great niece; and several aunts and uncles.

He was preceded in death by his mother; and his grandparents, Ellvan and Freida Markley and Carl and Lucille Gnuske.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be directed to family for a memorial to be established a later date.