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Doris Lee Markway

May 21, 1933 — February 5, 2021

Doris Lee Markway, 87, of Wardsville, passed away Friday, February 5, 2021, at St. Joseph Bluffs surrounded by her family.

She was born May 21, 1933, in Jefferson City, the daughter of the late Leo George and Matilda (Kroll) Scheuler.

She attended St. Peter Catholic School in Jefferson City and was a 1951 graduate of St. Peter Catholic High School in Jefferson City.

On August 28, 1954, she was united in marriage, at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Jefferson City, to Louis Frederick “Louie” Markway who preceded her in death on August 13, 2016.

Doris worked for Stokes Electric, was a bookkeeper for Markway Excavating, and babysat till retirement in her home for many children.

She was an active member of St Stanislaus Catholic Church where she served in many capacities including volunteering for the Catholic Schools, did typing for Nuns at St. Stanislaus, Marriage Encounter, Pre-Marriage Counseling, Public School Religion, and Perpetual Adoration.

In her spare time, Doris helped with her grandchildren and family, was a 4-H leader and was always there at a moment’s notice for anyone. She loved reading, working outside, and playing cards. She loved having her whole family surround her and cooking their favorite foods and meals. She was never happier than when she had a baby in her arms to love.

Mom was known for her devotion to Saints, especially Mary. She often called on them to intercede on her family’s behalf. Doris was a very kind and gentle woman. She always, without exception, was grateful for anything done for her no matter how small. She shared her warm smile with everyone till the day she died.

Survivors include five daughters, Christy (Roger) Ostmeyer, Cleveland, MO; Deb (Paul) Bisges, Wardsville; Julie (Glen) Reinkemeyer, Wardsville; Lisa (Dennis) Dohogne, St. Johns, FL; Susie (Mike) Thessen, Dardenne Prairie, MO; fifteen grandchildren; thirteen great-grandchildren; and a brother, Leo (Mary) Schuelen, Mexico, MO.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband Louie Markway; two grandsons, Anthony Reinkemeyer and Joseph Dohogne; five sisters, Rosalee Field, Joann Harding, Mary Raithel, Leona Raithel, Florence Lock, and five brothers, Tom Scheuler, Raymond Scheuler, Bill Scheuler, Ronnie Scheuler, and Larry Scheuler.

Visitation will be from 9-11 a.m. Tuesday, February 9, 2021, at St. Stanislaus Catholic Church in Wardsville.

Mass of Christian Burial will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at St. Stanislaus Catholic Church, with the Rev. I.C. Medina officiating. The service will be live streamed for those who wish to watch from home. The link can be found on Doris’s obituary page under Tribute Wall at

The general public is welcome to attend the services while following social distancing guidelines. Facial coverings are suggested while in attendance.

Entombment will be in St. Stanislaus Mausoleum.

Memorials are suggested to St Stanislaus Catholic Church or St Stanislaus Catholic School.

Dulle-Trimble Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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Tuesday, February 9, 2021

9:00 - 11:00am (Central time)

St. Stanislaus Catholic Church

6418 Route W, Wardsville, MO 65101

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Tuesday, February 9, 2021

Starts at 11:00am (Central time)

St. Stanislaus Catholic Church

6418 Route W, Wardsville, MO 65101

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