Anna Mae (Norton) Marquardt, age 94 of Shawano, passed away on Tuesday, September 19, 2017.
Anna was born on March 20, 1923 in the Town of Wescott on the home farm, a daughter of the late William Sr. and Jessie (Lake) Norton. On June 4, 1943 Anna was united in marriage to Clifford (Chip) Marquardt. He preceded her in death on December 24, 1978.
Anna was a lifelong member of St. James Lutheran Church in Shawano. She was also a member of the VFW Ladies Auxiliary. She held various factory and cleaning jobs throughout her life. Anna loved being with her family and friends, her beloved animals (especially her grand-dog, Bree Anna, and her grand-cat, Tom), gardening, yard work, and playing cards.
Anna will be deeply missed by her daughter, Deb Marquardt of Shawano; her brother, William Norton, Jr. of Shawano; many nieces and nephews; as well as her pets. In addition to her husband and parents, Anna was preceded in death by her sisters, Ione Martin and Marge Yeager, and her brother, Roger Norton.
Funeral services for Anna Mae Marquardt will be held on Saturday, September 23, 2017 at 11:00 AM at St. James Lutheran Church of Shawano. Rev. Dr. Timm Griffin will officiate. Interment will be in the Lake Drive Cemetery, Town of Wescott. Relatives and friends may call at the church from 9:30 AM until the hour of service.
Mickelson Funeral & Cremation Service of Shawano is assisting the family with arrangements. Please share online condolences at www.mickelsonfs.com.
“The family would like to thank the Maple Lane Nursing Home staff, with special thanks to Jenny Rusch and Lacy Hobbs for their extra love and care. Also, RN Tara Rysewyk and Hospice Compassus nurses, with special thanks to CNA Dawn for all the extra loving care.”