Berger Memorial Chapel

9430 Olive Blvd, St Louis, MO


Eleanor A. Markow

May 22, 1927July 23, 2020

Ae 93, passed away on Thursday, July 23, 2020 at Missouri Baptist Medical Center.

Adored and cherished wife of the late Norman ‘Bud’ Markow; dear, beautiful mother of Bonnie Diamond, Jeff (Barbara) Diamond and the late Rick Stuart Diamond. Most fabulous grandmother of Dr. Ricki S. Diamond and Kacie A. Diamond. Loving sister of Max (Irene) Ancel of Baltimore, Maryland. Dear aunt, cousin and friend. Loving stepmother of Meredith (Stephan) Vdoviak, Dennis (Susan) Markow and Mitchell (Joan) Markow. Grandma El to Emma Vdoviak, Maddy Vdoviak, Rachael (the late Mark) Schulman, Kevin (Amy) Markow, Jessica Markow, Sara Markow and Allison Markow.

Eleanor was an almost 40-year member of Meadowbrook Country Club, always attempted golf, but an avid Bridge and Mah Jong player.

We would like to express a special thank you to Connie McCall, Davida Parks, Zina Miller, and Denise Browning, RN and her loving caretakers from Extended Hands, LLC. A very special thank you to Dr. Pawel T. Dyk, Radiation Oncologist at Missouri Baptist, and April Witges, RN, BSN, Radiation Oncology nurse for Dr. Dyk. You made our mom’s life infinitely better with your care, your love and your concern. For this, we are grateful beyond measure. Last but not least, for making life so much fun, a huge thank you to Mav, Randee and Roz! You ensured our mom lived her mantra, living life with joie de vivre!

A private family service will be held. In lieu of flowers donations preferred to Stella’s Wish Foundation, 13948 W.Whitewood Drive, Sun City West, AZ. 85375, https://www.stellaswish.org/ or the Alzheimer’s Association of Greater Missouri, 9370 Olive Blvd, St. Louis, MO. 63132, https://www.alz.org/greatermissouri.


  • Private Graveside Service

    Sunday, July 26, 2020


Eleanor A. Markow

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Barbara Brown

July 26, 2020

Bonnie, Jeff and Family,
What a beautiful life your Mom lived! We will always remember her kind words, sweet smile and laughter. She was a gift to everyone who ever met her, and will be deeply missed.
Tony and Barb Krause

Troy Kendrick

July 26, 2020

I will miss you dearly Eleanor. You were always so kind and loving to me. Your strength, positive attitude and perseverance will always be an inspiration to me. Your constant glowing smile is etched in my memory.

Steve Tomaszewski

July 25, 2020

Bonnie, so sorry for the loss of your mother. My deepest sympathy to you and your family.


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