Roger A. Markwardt

August 15, 2020

Roger A. Markwardt, 66, formerly of North Platte, NE, died August 15, 2020 in the Mulberry Friendship Village Apartments.  He was born December 29, 1953 in Campbell, Nebraska to Robert & Charlotte (Heinrich) Markwardt.

Roger was a 1972 graduate of North Platte High School in Nebraska.  He worked most of his adult life in construction, retiring 4 years ago from Sampson Construction.  He moved to Indiana in May of 2019 to be close to his children and grandchildren.  He loved Cornhusker Football, playing golf, a cold MGD and making people laugh.  Roger treasured these past 14 months being close to his children and cherished his time with his grandsons, although he missed his hometown and family in Nebraska.

Visitation and Services

No visitation or services are planned.

Survived by:

Mother: Charlotte Markwardt of North Platte, NE, Son: Tyler (girlfriend Stefanie Schnieb) Markwardt of Delphi, Daughter: Jentry (Seth) Pendleton of Rossville, Brother: Roy Markwardt of North Platte, 2 Sisters: Renee (Wayne) Wallace and Regina (Ron) Hill both of North Platte, Grandsons: Henry & Creed Pendleton. Many nieces and nephews also survive.

Preceded by:

He is preceded in death by his father, brother, Tony and sister, Rochelle Willits.


Leave your Condolences

10 Condolences for “Roger A. Markwardt”

  1. Shane Webb August 17, 2020 at 6:45 pm

    Jentry & Tyler, Prayers to you and your family!

    Thinking of You guys!

  2. Patti Mosson August 18, 2020 at 5:42 am

    I was so saddened by Roger’s sudden passing. I am the cleaning lady at Friendship Garden Apartments. I liked Roger a lot. My nickname for him was “Nebraska ” and that is all I ever called him. My sincere condolences to his family. Rest in heaven Nebraska!

  3. Drenda Yocum August 18, 2020 at 4:16 pm

    Roger was a friendly person and loved to make people laugh–he will be missed here at friendship gardens apartment.

  4. Kellona Bain August 19, 2020 at 12:17 pm

    So very sorry for your loss. Roger was quite the character & will be missed by many.

  5. Tom Didier August 19, 2020 at 4:07 pm

    Our condolences to Roger’s children , grand kids and family. I will always fondly remember Roger and all the good times we shared through work, the Eagles and golfing. RIP my Brother. Tom & Julie Didier

  6. Dennis Dailey August 20, 2020 at 11:46 am

    So sorry to hear of Roger’s passing. He was a great friend and I will cherish and keep with me the great memories that I have of him. My sincere sympathies and condolences to Roger’s family, friends and loved ones. My thoughts and prayers are with you all. God Bless….

  7. Laura Martin August 20, 2020 at 2:44 pm

    I am honored and blessed to have met Roger. He was truly a blessing in my life and I will miss him deeply. I will cherish our time together forever until we meet again. Koda and Roxy will miss you always. My most heartfelt condolences to his family and friends. Rest in peace Roger.

  8. Kim Baxter August 21, 2020 at 2:18 am

    I am so sorry about the loss of my good friend Roger from this life. He was such a kind and loving soul and I know he loved his family dearly. He could always make me laugh and that is one of the many things I will miss about Roger. I will never forget him and his spirit will continue to live on with me and many others. RIP my friend.

  9. Terry Pounder August 21, 2020 at 3:59 pm

    I Terry Pounder grew up with Roger in North Platte Nebraska. We went to high school rodeos together. God-bless you Roger

  10. Angie Wiita August 27, 2020 at 5:55 am

    I am so sorry for your loss. Thinking of your family and wish I could give each of you a hug!

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