age 82, of Beecher, passed away unexpectedly at home on Tuesday January 21, 2020. She was born in Norway, Michigan on May 3, 1937; daughter of the late Peter and Althea (Laabs) Marquis. Patricia was united in marriage to Ronald Deau on February 11, 1961, at First Presbyterian Church in Wheeling, Illinois. She taught mainly 1st grade in Athelstane, Greenfield, and Wheeling Schools and thoroughly enjoyed her students. Pat was a hard worker all her life; she would never stop until the task was completed. She enjoyed nature especially watching birds, squirrels, turkeys and tending to her home garden and raspberry bushes. She was loved by all who knew her and will be missed.
Patricia is survived by her husband of 58 years, Ron; two children: Wendy Schwolow and Ronald (Kathy) Deau; five grandchildren: Jim, Nick, Sam, Jena and Pat; five siblings: Janice Holmes, Sherry Dunn, Peter (Pat) Marquis, Jeff (Dale) Marquis, and Steve Marquis. She was preceded in death by three siblings: Lois, Audrey, and Phyllis.
Family and friends may call on Saturday January 25, 2020, at Grace Lutheran Church in Pembine from 10 a.m. until the time of the Memorial Service at 12 p.m. (Noon). Pastors Doug Johnson and Gene Wickman will officiate.
Roubal Funeral Home in Wausaukee is assisting the family with arrangements.