THE CITY REBORN FROM THE ASHES OF AMERICA'S MOST DISASTROUS FOREST FIRE
Marshall G. Marquardt
Issue Date: December 20, 2018
Marshall G. Marquardt, 78, of Marinette, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2018.
Born Sept. 27, 1940, to the late Art and Minnie (Behnke) Marquardt, he served in the United States Army and was diagnosed with MS in 1979 and later battled cancer. He worked at G.M., Ansul, Marinette Marine, managed a gas station in Marinette and later in life, a dairy farmer.
He enjoyed playing poker at family gatherings, traveling, RVing, fishing, hunting and pheasant hunting trips with his brothers in South Dakota and liked to tinker and fix things.
He is survived by two sons, Marshall D. (Deena) Marquardt of Green Bay and Gene Jay Marquardt of Oconto; two daughters, Gail (Dave) Berry of Fowlerville, Mi. and Connie (Rodney) Gretzon of Pound; the mother of his children, Sonja Marquardt; nine grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; six brothers, Marvin (Charmaine) of Pembine, Tom (Helen) of Peshtigo, Roger (Sharon) of Wausaukee, Russell (Darlene) of Coleman, Jerry (Pat) of Beecher and Alfred of Porterfield; two sisters, Millie (Rollie) DeRosier of Peshtigo and Joan (Roger) Cudnohufsky of Dunbar and many nieces and nephews.
Along with his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers, Harry and Arvid James; two sisters, Nola and Shirley Marquardt and two sisters-in-law, Val Marquardt and Ruth Marquardt.
Visitation was held Sunday, Dec. 16 at Berth and Rosenthal Funeral Home from 1 p.m. until time of services at 3 p.m., with Pastor Jonathan Zietlow officiating. Burial will take place in the Spring of 2019 with Military honors at Glenwood Memorial Gardens.