Roberta Markworth

Obituary of Roberta S. Markworth

Roberta Sharon "Bunny" Markworth (nee Plank), 83, of Vermilion, died Wednesday, October 27, 2021, at home in the company of her daughters after a lengthy illness. She was born May 3, 1938, in Ashland, OH, and had been a Vermilion resident for the past 59 years moving from Ashland. Bunny graduated from Ashland High School in 1956 and Otterbein College in 1960. She had worked as a kindergarten teacher at Birmingham and Brownhelm Schools in Firelands and as a preschool teacher at Harbourtown Nursery School in Vermilion. She also worked at Hart’s Corner Drug Store, the Linwood gate, and Miller’s Apple Hill. Bunny was a member of the Vermilion Archival Society and the Brownhelm Historical Society. She is survived by her daughters, Laurie Kincer of Lakewood and Leslie Markworth of Pickerington; grandchildren, Paige (Vincent Eterlet) von Mehren and Reed von Mehren, Rhea, Maeve, and Treva Pawlowski; her brothers, Gregory (Kristie) Plank of Sebring, FL, and Timothy (Becky) Plank of Ashland; and her sister-in-law, Sharon Plank. She was preceded in death by her husband, John A. Markworth in 2016; parents, Carl and Rosemon (nee McCuen) Plank and her brother Douglas Plank. The family will receive friends on Saturday, November 13, 2021, from 10 am until the time of sharing with family and friends at 12 Noon at the Riddle Funeral Home, 5345 South Street, Vermilion, Ohio. The time of sharing will be live streamed at www.facebook.com/riddlefh. The family suggests memorial contributions to Brownhelm Historical Association Endowment Fund, c/o Community Foundation of Lorain County, 9080 Leavitt Rd., Elyria, OH, 44035. Online condolences may be made at www.riddlefuneralhome.com.
Saturday
13
November

Visitation

10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Saturday, November 13, 2021
Riddle Funeral Home
5345 South Street
Vermilion, Ohio, United States
Saturday
13
November

Service Information

12:00 pm
Saturday, November 13, 2021
Riddle Funeral Home
5345 South Street
Vermilion, Ohio, United States
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