THE CITY REBORN FROM THE ASHES OF AMERICA'S MOST DISASTROUS FOREST FIRE
Ruth M. Marquardt
Ruth M. Marquardt, 84, of Shawano, passed away Sunday, Aug. 13, 2017 in Shawano.
Born Oct. 14, 1932 in Marinette, to the late Walter and Meta (Beyer) Jasch, she graduated from Marinette High School in 1951. She married Harry G. Marquardt in Marinette on June 2, 1956 and he preceded her in death on May 25, 2010.
The couple relocated to Shawano in 1962 where she was a member of Zion Lutheran Church and the American Legion Auxiliary. She enjoyed cooking and loved time with family, especially with her grandchildren.
She is survived by four children, Lynn (Ted) Steiner of Stillwater, Mn., Keith (Brenda) Marquardt of Shawano, Paul (Amy) Marquardt of Hartland and Darci (Andy) Van Sickle of Pulaski; nine grandchildren and a sister, Gretchen Kienitz of Marinette.
Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Harry and two sisters, Dorothy Brooks and Gertrude in infancy.
Visitation was held at Swedberg Funeral Home in Shawano on Wednesday, Aug. 16 from noon until time of the funeral services at 1:30 p.m. Pastor Lois Graper officiated with burial in Woodlawn Cemetery in Shawano.