Howard R. Marquardt

Jan. 4, 1929 - June 21, 2008

Howard R. Marquardt, 79, died Saturday, June 21, 2008, at AngelsGrace Hospice in Oconomowoc.

Howard was born on Jan. 4, 1929, in Palmyra, the son of Otto and Lena (nee Papcke) Marquardt.

Howard is retired from the U.S. Army where he served in World War II, the Korean War and the Vietnam War, where he was a helicopter pilot and instructor. Howard retired from the military in 1969.

He married Mary Ann Fleischmann in 1978 and lived in Eagle.

He is survived by his wife Mary Ann, his children Barbara (Steve) Rolfe of Mukwonago and Michael (Debrah) Marquardt of Burlington.

He is also survived by seven grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren, one great-great-grandchild, stepchildren Marlene (Greg) Hein of Eagle and Brian (Diane) Fleischmann of Eagle, as well as nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

He is preceded in death by his parents, his brothers Gerald, Harold, Gene and Jack.

Funeral Services will be held at 11 a.m.,Thursday, June 26, 2008, at St. Johnís Lutheran Church, 312 N. Main St. in North Prairie. Burial will be held at Oak Ridge Cemetery in Eagle with full military honors.

Visitation will be held from 4 p.m., to 7 p.m., at the church on Wednesday.

Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider St. Johnís Lutheran Church or AngelsGrace Hospice.

Mealyís Funeral Home, Eagle, serving the family, 594-2442