Markus Benjamin Heerboth, 81, a Northland resident of Kansas City, MO passed away March 23, 2017, at the NorthCare Hospice House. He was born November 29, 1935 in Wamego, KS to Martin L. and Marie Amelia (Wenholz) Heerboth.
Markus graduated from St. John’s Academy in Winfield, KS. He worked as an agent for Frontier and Braniff Airlines, prior to a long and rewarding career with the Cerner Corporation. He was a long-time devoted member of Christ Lutheran Church in Platte Woods, MO. In his spare time, he enjoyed spending time with his beloved wife, Josephine. Markus was a member of the National Railway Historical society and the Milwaukee Road Society. Markus was an avid rail fan.
He married Josephine Rios on August 5, 1995 at Our Savior Lutheran Church in Kansas City, KS. In addition to Josephine, survivors include his three children, Lori, Cheryl and Wesley; and five grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; first wife, Linda; and three brothers, Pastor Paul, Richard and Theodore.
Funeral services will be conducted 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, March 28, 2017, at the Christ Lutheran Church. Burial will follow at Mt. Muncie Cemetery, Leavenworth, KS. Visitation will be held from 1-2:00 p.m., prior to the service. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are suggested to Christ Lutheran Church or Our Redeemer Lutheran Church. The Meyers Northland Chapel in Parkville, MO has been entrusted with the final arrangements.