June 1, 1938 – November 14, 2022
Richard Markoff was born June 1, 1938, to Keith and Neoma Markoff in Alliance, Nebraska.
He married his high school sweetheart, Sandra Mote, on June 1, 1958. Richard attended Chadron State College, where he earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree. He taught high school art along with coaching football and wrestling for 37 years before retiring in 1997.
He was a talented artist showing his work throughout Nebraska. He was a founding member of the Gallery 13 in Omaha in 1985. Until recently, he was a member of the Artists’ Cooperative Gallery in the Old Market, serving as a board member as well as serving on various committees.
Richard is preceded in death by his wife, Sandra Markoff. He is survived by children: Michelle Stokes (Tom) and Michael Markoff (Rhonda); grandchildren: Erin Powers (Jason), Megan Cash (Jeremy), Jacob Stokes, Joshua Stokes (Kelcie), and Madison (Luke) and Taylor Markoff; great-grandchildren: Asher and Landry Powers, Cecilia and Delilah Cash, Isla Stokes; sister, Joann Tolstedt (Frank); nieces, nephews, and many friends.
MEMORIAL SERVICE: Monday, November 21, 2022, 11:00 a.m., at St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church, 84th & Pacific.
Memorials are suggested to St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church or St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.