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Otis "Otie" E. Marquardt, Jr.

May 1, 1925 November 6, 2019
Otis "Otie" E. Marquardt, Jr.
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Obituary for Otis "Otie" E. Marquardt, Jr.

Otis “Otie” E. Marquardt, Jr, age 94 of Mequon, formerly of Port Washington, passed away Wednesday, November 6, 2019 at his home.

Otis was born May 1, 1925, the son of the late Otis Sr. and Josephine “Joyce” (nee Mathe) Marquardt in Sheboygan ,Wisconsin. He was united in marriage on March 8, 1947 to Beth Horn at Ebenezer Lutheran Church in Sheboygan. Otie served during WWII in the US Navy from April 1, 1943 to April 7, 1946. He served on the USS Gustafson “Greasy Gus” destroyer (DE-182). He was a Proud Navy Veteran. Otie was employed at “Hartwig Display Company” as a Custom Paint Designer and Speciality Exhibit Coorinator. “The Derse Company” as a Sales and Custom Design Exhibit Manager and “KMK Industries”, a family owned company where he worked with his cousin as a Custom Display Coordinator and Traffic Distribution Manager until his retirement in 1987. After retirement he worked part-time as a Course Marshall and Club House Services Assistant at Mee-Kwon Golf Course in Ozaukee County. Otie fully-retired in 1990. He was always an avid golfer. Each day he had a club in-hand ready for the next 9-holes. He won the Ozaukee County Golf “Senior Championship and the “Super Senior Championships” in Ozaukee County, at Hawthorn Hills and Mee-Kwon Park Golf Courses. He was always an excited and happy golf challenger. Otie, was also President of the “Thursday League” at Edgewater Golf Course in Grafton, Wisconsin.

Otis is survived by his children, Susan J. (Bill) Gagainis, Sandra L. (Dennis) Wycklendt, & Michael J. (Lisabeth) Marquardt; 2 grandchildren, Jason and Nathan Wycklendt; 5 great grandchildren, Zakery, Zaden, George, Emersun & Charles Wycklendt and his sister, Rosemary (the late John) Kohls. He is also survived by nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Preceded in death by his wife, Beth who passed away on September 8, 2019.

A memorial service will be held on Saturday, November 16, 2019-12:00pm (Noon) at First Immanuel Lutheran Church, W67 N622 Evergreen Blvd., Cedarburg with Military Honors to follow. Relatives and friends are welcome at the church on Saturday from 10:00am to 11:45am. Inurnment will be held on Monday, November 18, 2019 at 1:30pm at Central Wisconsin Veterans Memorial Cemetery, King, Wisconsin, N2665 Highway QQ. Family and friends are welcome to meet at the cemetery.

Memorials to the family or Paralyzed Veterans of America, 801 Eighteenth St. NW, Washington, DC 20006 would be appreciated.


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Visitation

Saturday

16

Nov

10:00 AM 11/16/2019 10:00:00 AM - 11:45 AM 11/16/2019 11:45:00 AM
First Immanuel Lutheran Church

W67 N622 Evergreen Blvd
Cedarburg, WI 53012

First Immanuel Lutheran Church
W67 N622 Evergreen Blvd Cedarburg 53012 WI
United States

Service

Saturday

16

Nov

12:00 PM 11/16/2019 12:00:00 PM
First Immanuel Lutheran Church

W67 N622 Evergreen Blvd
Cedarburg, WI 53012

First Immanuel Lutheran Church
W67 N622 Evergreen Blvd Cedarburg 53012 WI
United States

Graveside

Monday

18

Nov

1:30 PM 11/18/2019 1:30:00 PM
Central WIsconsin Veterans Memorial Cemetery

N2665 Highway QQ
King, Wi 54946

Central WIsconsin Veterans Memorial Cemetery
N2665 Highway QQ King 54946 Wi
United States
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