Marvin S. Marquardt

Sep 10, 1928 - Aug 31, 2023

age 94, of Pembine, died Thursday August 31, 2023, at Oscar G. Johnson VA Medical Center in Iron Mountain. He was born in Little River, Oconto County, Wisconsin on September 10, 1928; son of the late Arthur and Wilhelmina “Minnie” (Behnke) Marquardt. He served his country honorably in the United States Army. Marvin married Charmaine DeLaet on May 26, 1951, at First American Lutheran Church. He started his own logging business, Marquardt Logging, from 1957 until 1971 and stated we didn’t have all this fancy machinery back then. From there he and Charmaine owned and operated Pembine Sports Center from 1971 until 1989. Marvin built an Alaskan home and always enjoyed spending time there fishing and hunting. After retirement, the couple would summer in Alaska. He loved fishing, hunting deer, elk, moose, caribou, as well as pheasant and duck. Marvin also served as the Treasurer and Supervisor for the Town of Dunbar.

Marvin is survived by his three children: Cheryl (Jay) Kabitzke, Jonathan (Wendy) Marquardt, and Joe Marquardt; two grandchildren: Elizabeth (Christopher) Cleveland and Jeffery (Kristin) Marquardt; 5 great grandchildren; 6 great great grandchildren; and brothers and sister: Al, Tom (Helen), Russ (Darlene), Roger (Sharon) Marquardt, and Joan (Roger) Cudnofusky. He was preceded in death by his wife, Charmaine; his two sons: William and Jeffery; and siblings: Millie, Harry, Jerry, James, Marshall and two infant sisters.

Visitation will be held from 9am to 11am on Friday, September 15, 2023, at Grace Lutheran Church in Pembine. Memorial Service will follow at 11am at church with Rev. Lloyd Luedeman officiating. Full military honors will be accorded by American Legion Post #461.

Roubal Funeral Home, Wausaukee is assisting Marvin’s family with arrangements.


Friday Sep 15, 2023, 9:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. at Grace Lutheran Church [map]

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Friday Sep 15, 2023, 11:00 a.m. at Grace Lutheran Church [map]

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Dianne barker thull

Such a wonderful man joining his wife in heaven

Janet White Dill

So sorry to read this about your dad. I remember those teenage yrs babysitting at your house. Your mom and dad were just super people. I cannot be there for the funeral as I have some eye surgery scheduled that day. You are in my th9ughts and prayers. Love you all.