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Mary Marquardt

Mary Marquardt

1944 - 2020

Mary Ellen Marquardt age 76 of Hillman passed away peacefully on December 13, 2020 with her loving husband and children by her side at MidMichigan Medical Center in Alpena.

She was born June 28, 1944 in Alpena to Cleo and Emma (Dice) Briley.

On June 15, 1963 she married Roger Marquardt at St. Augustine Catholic Church. She was a devoted wife to Roger and a devoted mother to her four children. She loved God and followed him through dedicated and steadfast practice of her Catholic faith. Besides caring for her family, her time was spent growing and tending to her flowers, gardening, baking, sewing and maintaining a warm, loving and welcoming home. Mary loved volunteering for various organizations in the community and was a devoted member of the Council of Catholic Women.

She is survived by her husband, Roger; four children, Annette (Mark) Dobrzynski of Honor, Cynthia (Harold) Saunders of Canton, Michael (Shanna) Marquardt of Hudsonville and Michelle Nensewitz of Alpena; nine grandchildren, Tiffany Stewart, Leslie Schook, Adam Nensewitz, Stephen Dobrzynski, Alyssa Dobrzynski, Andrew Saunders, Alex Saunders, Ashley Saunders and Ryan (Brianna) Marquardt; five great grandchildren, James Fifield, Jaxon Stewart, Ellison, Ezra and Watson Marquardt; siblings, Kathryn Smith, Regina Hottis, Gregory Briley, Florence White, and Allen Briley.

Mary was preceded in death by her parents, Cleo and Emma, and four brothers, Chris, Larry, Carl and Roger.

A private Mass for immediate family will take place at St. Augustine Catholic Church in Hillman, with a celebration of life and interment planned for the spring of 2021.

Memorials may be given to St. Augustine Catholic Church in memory of Mary Marquardt.

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