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“I am so sorry to hear of the passing of Marcia.She was always very kind to me during the time that I knew her. Marcia was a wonderful Aunt to Avery &...Read More »
1 of 14 | Posted by: Nicole Britanyak - St Joseph, MI

“Our love and prayers to the Yaw family ”
2 of 14 | Posted by: Ted-Jan Mejeur - Plainwell

“Dave and family-Our thoughts and prayers are with you in your time of loss. ”
3 of 14 | Posted by: Jason, Rachel, Brionna, and Blake Halverson - MO

“Dave and Family - So sorry for such a great loss. Marcia was a fun and honest person to the core. That laugh and twinkle in her eyes will be...Read More »
4 of 14 | Posted by: Keith and Patti Halverson - MI

“David and Family,So sorry to hear of your loss. Our thoughts and prayers will always be with you and the family. Even though I didn't get to see you...Read More »
5 of 14 | Posted by: Ron and Mary (Shoe) Price - FL

“Stacy,I am very sorry for the loss of your mother. Moms mean so very much to us. My thoughts and prays to you and all of your family as you go...Read More »
6 of 14 | Posted by: Ginger Lorencz - Centreville, MI

“David (Dad), Stacy, Stan, Adam and Jordan,My heart goes out to you and the rest of your Family. I love reading here Facebook post about all her...Read More »
7 of 14 | Posted by: Linda Lawrence - Battle Creek, MI

“We are very sad for the families loss of Marcia.She was such a fun loving lady to be around.Dave and Marcia actually went to school with my parents.I...Read More »
8 of 14 | Posted by: David and Cindi Markos - MI

“So sorry for your loss, I will miss Marcia, we had a lot of fun together, I will remember all the trips we took together. I was so glad she came to...Read More »
9 of 14 | Posted by: joann titus - FORTVILLE, IN

“Mrs. Yaw was an wonderful, giving, loving lady. She loved her family more than life. She was an amazing Grandma, mother and Mother in law. She...Read More »
10 of 14 | Posted by: Nancy Griffioen - Grand Rapids, MI

“Stacy, Stan, Adam and Jordan,We are so sorry for your mom's, grandma's passing. Sending peaceful blessing up to Creator to help guide her as she...Read More »
11 of 14 | Posted by: Mary Brininstool - Battle Creek

“I'm do sorry for your loss! Sending much love and many prayers to you all. ”
12 of 14 | Posted by: Tanya Sherwood - Battle Creek, MI

“I'm so sorry for your loss. My thoughts & prayers are with your family during this difficult time. I know how much Marcia loved those sweet...Read More »
13 of 14 | Posted by: Barbara Marble - Battle Creek, MI

“Skeet and I have had a special friendship with Dave and Marcia for many years. We bowled together, vacationed, played cards, danced, laughed, took...Read More »
14 of 14 | Posted by: Doris and Skeet Osborne

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Marcia Ruth (Markos) Yaw

Grandma Marcia Yaw completed a life well lived and passed away peacefully at home on Tuesday, July 17, 2018 at the age of 77 years.

Marcia was born on August 30, 1940 in Battle Creek, MI to Rosemond (Drew) and Nicholas Markos. She graduated from Battle Creek Central High School in 1958 and married David Yaw on March 30, 1963. She worked many years at Shoppers Fair and EPI before retiring in 1988 to care for her many grandchildren to come. Marcia enjoyed spending time with family and friends playing bunco and bowling; many shopping, casino and vacation trips and raising her family at Lois Drive.

She absolutely loved spending time with her 8 grandchildren over the years doing arts & crafts, baking, playing games, puzzles, attending sports and dance events, hosting holidays and always giving to her family. She will be dearly missed by everyone who got to know her.

She is survived by her loving husband of 55 years, David and her children, Stacy (Stan) Keagle of Battle Creek, MI, David (Necole) Yaw of Plainwell, MI and Gregory (Reem) Yaw of Grand Rapids, MI; and eight grandchildren – Adam, Jordan, Carter, Hogan, Maisy, Estella, Selena and Lainey. Marcia is also survived by her sister, Becky Warren; brothers Henry, Drew and Chris Markos and many beloved nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; sisters, Zara Markos, Nicolette Visker, Effie Theide, Violet Lee and Evelyn Miller; brothers, Jamie Markos and Ronnie Markos; and in-laws, Charles and Lucile Yaw.

Friends and Family will be received from 4-6 p.m. Sunday, July 22nd at Farley Estes Dowdle Funeral Home & Cremation Care, where a funeral service to celebrate Marcia's life will be officiated by Pastor Rick Foster at 11:00 a.m. Monday, July 23rd. In lieu of flowers, please consider making memorial donations to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital ( in memory of Marcia's love for children. Personal messages for the family may be placed at