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Lawrence C. Marquardt - Departed on Nov 24, 2008 - Oconto Falls, WI

Lawrence C. Marquardt

Born in Oconto Falls, WI on May 03, 1924

Died on Nov 24, 2008 and resided in Oconto Falls, WI

Lawrence C. "Nooks" Marquardt, 84, Oconto Falls, went to his Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ on Monday November 24, 2008 at the home of his daughter, surrounded by his family, following a short illness with cancer. He was born May 3, 1924 in Oconto Falls to August and Erma (Rusch) Marquardt. He grew up in Oconto Falls where he attended public schools. As a young man he entered the US Army and served in the Asian-Pacific Theatre for 29 months during WW II. Following his honorable discharge from the military, he moved to Green Bay where he worked on the railroad. On February 23, 1947 he married Donna Gust at Our Saviour Lutheran Church in Green Bay. Following their marriage the couple lived in Green Bay before moving to the Oconto Falls area where they farmed and Lawrence worked at the Falls Paper and Power Co. As a proud union member, he worked on numerous large construction projects including the original City Stadium, now Lambeau Field. He was a member of St. Paul Ev. Lutheran Church in Oconto Falls and the American Legion Post #302. Lawrence will fondly be remembered for his love of fishing, especially trout, and teaching his family the sport and playing cards. He also enjoyed his Harley Davidson motorcycles, fixing anything, making home made wine and keeping a large vegetable garden. Survivors are his wife, Donna Marquardt, Oconto Falls; five children, Paul (Lois) Marquardt, Anita Marquardt, Cathy (Andrew) Rauwald, all of Green Bay; Susan Morris, Ruth (Josh) Long, all of Oconto Falls; 15 grandchildren, 4 great grandchildren; two sisters, Donna Rae Schmidt and Yvonne Mehlberg. He was preceded in death by his parents, three brothers and one sister. Visitation with the urn present will take place after 9:30 am Saturday, November 29, 2008 at St. Paul Ev. Lutheran Church in Oconto Falls until the time of service. Funeral services will be held 11:30 am Saturday at the church with the Rev. Matthew Arnold officiating. Jones Funeral Service in Oconto Falls (920-848-2222 or visit: www.jonesfuneral.com) is serving the Marquardt family.

 

Service: Saturday Nov 29, 2008, 11:30 am Saturday at St. Paul Ev. Lutheran Church

Visitation: Saturday Nov 29, 2008, after 9:30 am Saturday at St. Paul Ev. Lutheran Church

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