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Frederick Markesteyn

May 14, 1936 — September 5, 2020

Markesteyn, Frederick, age 84 of Fort Lauderdale, FL passed away on Saturday, September 5, 2020. He was born in Ogden, Utah and grew up in Savannah, Georgia. He then relocated his family to Fort Lauderdale. Freddie (Pa) was a beloved family man who is survived by his wife Joan of 63 years; his brother Willie; his 3 children, Michael, Toni (John), Terri (Tommy - preceded in death). He also is survived by his six grandchildren, Pamela (Ryan), John (Kate), Klinton, Kelby (Stephanie), Jade, and Christine. And 8 great-grandchildren, Ryan, Bryson, Clayton, Harper, Henry, Cayla, Jalen, and April; and many nieces and nephews. He was an avid outdoorsman and he enjoyed fishing and spending time in Chokoloskee. He loved lobstering in the keys with his family and friends, car racing, and building anything you needed. One of the many things Pa loved was his tractor riding with his great-grandchildren. His family will receive friends on Wednesday, September 9, 2020 from 5:00-8:00 PM at the funeral home. A service will be offered by Fr. Hoyer at 6:30 PM. Interment will be at Lauderdale Memorial Park Cemetery with family only. During these uncertain times and in compliance with CDC guidelines, our community has restrictions related to funeral services and community gatherings. You are able to leave an online condolence for the family at if you are unable to attend, you may call the funeral home to add your name to the funeral register book for the family. There could be times you are asked to wait outside, we will do everything we can to accommodate your visit. Grief is already complicated, and adding new restrictions just complicates it more-we understand. Our funeral home thanks you for your patience and complying to make it a little easier for the family. Arrangements by T.M. Ralph Plantation funeral Home, 7001 NW 4 Street Plantation, 33317.
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Service Schedule

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Wednesday, September 9, 2020

5:00 - 8:00 pm (Eastern time)

T. M. Ralph Plantation Funeral Home

7001 NW 4th St, Plantation, FL 33317

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Thursday, September 10, 2020

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