Robert N. Markman Davenport Died on Tuesday, May 21st, 2013
Robert (Rob) N. Markman passed away peacefully at his home on May 21, 2013. Rob was born in 1943 and was the son of Sam and Lee Markman. He graduated from Davenport Central High School and attended the University of Iowa and Arizona State University. After serving in the military, Rob followed his father into the family business, Markman Peat Corporation in Davenport. He served as the Company's president from 1980 through his retirement in 2011. After his retirement, he continued to serve as a consultant.
Rob was a member of Temple Emanuel in Davenport and the Davenport YMCA. As a passionate runner, he participated in the Quad City Times BIX 7 for 29 years, as well as completed the Chicago Marathon in 1984. He was an avid reader throughout his life.
Rob is survived by his sister, Sandy, a niece and nephew, and several aunts, uncles and cousins. Private services are pending at Weerts Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to Temple Emanuel, Davenport or Bettendorf Library Foundation.
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