John Albert Marquardt
John Albert Marquardt, 70, of Almena, WI, formerly of Red Wing, MN, passed away unexpectedly and peacefully on Tuesday, April 3, 2018 at home. He was born January 9, 1948 in Falmouth, KY to Ralph and Bertha (Gehrman) Marquardt. He lived and raised his children in Red Wing, where he met Susan (Dahling) Wiles. They married on June 28, 1996 in Red Wing, then he retired to their home in Almena.
He is survived by his wife, Susan Marquardt of Almena; mother, Bertha "Fran" Marquardt of Red Wing, MN; children: Jackie Marquardt, Toby (Laura) Marquardt, Linnea Marquardt, Tina (John) Heaser, Tiffany Wiles, Brandon Wiles, Jaime Marquardt and Ben Wiles; 27 grandchildren; 14 great grandchildren; siblings: Ralph (Becky) Marquardt, Jr., Connie (Keith) Lemmerman, Patty (Mike) Newman, Bob (Cindy) Marquardt and Judy Truax; many nieces, nephews, cousins and other relatives.
John was preceded in death by his father, Ralph Marquardt, Sr.; daughter, Bobbi Jo Marquardt; uncles, aunts and other relatives.
John's wishes were to be cremated and for no formal service to be held. A celebration of John's life will be held at a later date.
Skinner Funeral Home of Turtle Lake is serving the family.