Wayne Marquardt, 67, was born into eternal life Sunday, April 8, 2007.
Wayne was a veteran of the U.S. Navy and he worked at Waukesha Bearing, John Crane Marine and Wartsila Lips until his retirement. He traveled around the world maintaining their products.
He is survived by his wife, Evelyn (nee Bohn); daughters, Heidi Marquardt and Carrie (Sean) Rebstock of Arizona; a foster son, David (Kelly) Connor; and grandchildren, Heather Connor and Cole Rebstock. He is also the dear brother-in-law of Eliyn and Stan Lee, and is further survived by nieces, nephews, friends and family.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Ilah (Olson) Connor, and his father, Victor Marquardt.
Visitation is from 4 p.m. until 5:45 p.m. Friday, April 13, at Church and Chapel Funeral Home, 380 Bluemound Road (at highways J and JJ, four blocks south of Interstate 94), Waukesha, with a service to follow at 6 p.m.
Church and Chapel Rudolph-Larsen Bros. Funeral Home is serving the family. For more information, call 827-0659 or visit www.churchandchapel.com to view the online obituary, leave condolences or receive directions.
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