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Sandra Lou Markert, American association executive. Named Woman of Year, American Business Women's Association, 1969, Boss of Year, American Business Women's Association, 1975, Citizen of Year State of Indiana, National Association of Social Workers, 1993.


Markert, Sandra Lou was born on February 6, 1942 in Tiffin, Ohio, United States. Daughter of Robert M. Corthell and Dorothy L. Zimmerman.


Bachelor of Business Administration, Western Michigan University, 1964.


Youth director Young Women’s Christian Association, Kokomo, Indiana, 1964-1968, adult director, 1966-1968, executive director, since 1968.


Member Howard County Council Social Agencies, since 1968, president 1979. Active St. Joan of Arc Church, since 1964, Leadership Kokomo, since 1983, Child Abuse Task Force, since 1984, Mayor's Task Force, 1987-1990, Family Service Association, Family Service Association of Indiana, United Way of Howard County, chairman business I section. Board dirs Kokomo Kids in Safety Seats, since 1990, volunteer chair to Howard Community Hospital.

Member Altrusa International (past secretary, past 1st vice president, past. president), Kokomo Chamber of Commerce (member committee, annual meeting committee).


Married Joseph H. Markert, August 17, 1963. Children: J. Frank, Julie Annual.

Robert M. Corthell

Dorothy L. Zimmerman

Joseph H. Markert

J. Frank Markert

Julie Annual Markert