Richard Irving Markwart, Jr., 30, formerly of Chesterton and Valparaiso died
suddenly in his home in Brooklyn, N.Y. on December 10, 2007.
He is survived by his parents, Kathleen and Richard Markwart of Valparaiso; a
brother and sister-in-law, Peter and Krystal Markwart; nephew, Ethan Markwart
and niece, Katerina Markwart of Indianapolis; maternal grandmother, Margaret
Condon and many, many friends and extended family members.
He will be especially missed by his close friends Sara Haskins and Zack
Sykes. Richard was a 1995 graduate of Chesterton High School. As a member of
the Chesterton Speech and Debate team, he twice represented the school in
national competition. He was a member of the National Honor Society and
received the Chesterton High School Academic Honors award. He was a 1999
graduate of the School of Computer Sciences at Carnegie Mellon University. He
served as Assistant Vice President, Programmer Analyst for Knight Capital
Markets, LLC in Jersey City, New Jersey.
A visitation will be held Saturday, Dec. 15 from noon until 2 p.m. at Moeller
Funeral Home, 104 Roosevelt Rd., Valparaiso with a memorial service beginning
at 2 p.m.
Memorial donations may be made to the American Diabetes Association or VNA
Hospice Home Care. MoellerFuneralHome.com