Beatrice Marquard, 91, Plover, died Wednesday, Dec. 16, 2015.
Funeral services will be held at 11:30 a.m. Monday, Dec. 21, at the Shuda Funeral Chapel in Stevens Point. Burial will be in Restlawn Cemetery in Wisconsin Rapids.
Visitation will be at the funeral chapel from 10 a.m. Monday until the service.
may be offered online at www.shudafuneral.com.
Marquard was born Nov. 17, 1921, one of 10 children of the late Thomas and Mary
21 years working at St. Michael’s Hospital in the nursery.
retirement, she took trips to Hawaii, Mexico, Las Vegas, Arizona and other
She was a
member of the Moose Club and the American Legion Auxiliary.
also an avid tailor, making most of her own clothing and clothing for others.
married to Hilmer Cote Aug. 12, 1939. He died serving in the armed forces
during World War II in June 1945, leaving her a widow with four children.
then married to Orville Clendenning in 1947. They later divorced.
married to Pat Marquard in 1966. He died in 1975.
include four children, Janice (William) Newby, Donald (Connie) Cote, Eugene
(Carolee) Cote and Betty (Clark) Pallen; two sisters; Gloria Klopatek and
Rosalie Ostrander; 12 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; 14
great-great-grandchildren; her special grandchild (caregiver), Louise.
She was also
preceded in death by two children, James Cote and Dianne Clendenning; three
sisters, Grace, Alice and Teresa; four brothers, Lawrence, Robert, Raymond and
Clarence; and two grandchildren.