Beatrice Marquard age 91, of Plover passed away on December 16, 2015. Funeral Services for Beatrice will be held at 11:30 am on Monday December 21, 2015 at the Shuda Funeral Chapel – Stevens Point.
Visitation will be from 10:00 am until the time of service at the funeral chapel. Burial will be in the Restlawn Cemetery.
One of ten children, Beatrice was born to the late Thomas and Mary (Petrick) Borchardt on November 17, 1921. She spent twenty one years working at St. Micheals Hospital in the nursery.
After her retirement she enjoyed gardening, bowling, taking trips to Hawaii, Mexico, Las Vegas, Arizona, and other places. She was a member of the Moose Club and the American Legion Auxiliary. She was also an avid tailor, making most of her own clothing and clothing for others.
She married Hilmer Cote, August 12, 1939. He died serving in the armed forces during World War II, June 1945. She was left with four children.
She then married Orville Clendenning in 1947. She had two children with him, the couple later divorced. She married Pat Marquard in 1966 and he passed away in 1975. She is survived by four children; Janice (William) Newby, Donald (Connie) Cote, Eugene (Carolee) Cote, And Betty (Clark) Pallen. Two sisters; Gloria Klopatek and Rosalie Ostrander. 12 grandchildren, 16 great grandchildren and 14 great- great grandchildren, and also her special grandchild (caregiver ) through all of her sickness, Louise.
She was preceded in death by two children; James Cote and Dianne Clendenning, 2 grandchildren, 3 sisters; Grace, Alice and Teresa, and four brothers; Lawrence, Robert, Raymond and Clarence.