(nee Milward) Passed peacefully into eternal life, Thursday, February 4, 2021, at age 89. Jean was born December 31, 1931. Passed away peacefully surrounded by her family. She met her loving husband Bob Marquardt June 16, 1948, at Founiers Ball Room in Eau Claire, WI. Jean married the love of her life on September 23, 1950, and they were married for 68 ½ years. She worked at Bradley Convalescent Center for 25 years. Beloved wife of the late Robert Marquardt. Loving mother of Shirley Taylor, Bob (Maribeth), Bill (the late Karen), Steve (Linda), the late Jim, and the late Tim (Lynda) Marquardt. Proud Grandma of James (Joleen), Jason (Julia), Paul (Shannon), the late Sara Clark (the late Jason), Daniel (Ashley), Kimberly Riggans (Jason), Jimmy, the late Kyle, TJ (Stephanie). Cherished great-grandma of 19 and great-great-grandma of 4. Devoted sister of Luanne (Dick) Beckman. She is survived by other relatives and friends.
Jean is preceded in death by her parents and 3 sisters.
Visitation to be held at Krause Funeral Home 7001 West Brown Deer Road, Saturday, February 13, 2021, from 1:00 PM to 2:45 PM. Service at 3:00 PM.
In lieu of flowers, memorials appreciated to the Blood Center of Wisconsin.
Those we love don’t go away, they walk beside us every day. Unseen, unheard, but always near,
still loved, still missed and very dear. Keep the memories close to your heart. She will always be there.