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December 30, 1923 – Thursday, April 28, 2016

Service Information
Bethlehem Lutheran Church, Middleville Township
Monday, May 2, 2016
2:00 pm

Visitation Information
The Peterson Chapel, Buffalo, MN
Sunday, May 1, 2016
4-8 PM

Floyd “Bud” Marquette, age 92 of rural Maple Lake, Albion Township, passed away at Buffalo Hospital on April 28. Funeral service on Monday, May 2 at Bethlehem Lutheran Church, Middleville Township at 2 PM. Visitation on Sunday from 4-8 PM with a prayer service at 7:30 PM at The Peterson Chapel, Buffalo. Further visitation on Monday 12:30 – 2PM at the church. Interment Lakeview Cemetery, Buffalo.

Bud was born on December 30, 1923 to Ralph and Ida (Hoffman) Marquette in Chatham Township, Wright Co. Bud was baptized on September 19, 1924 by Rev. Brauchitseh. He was confirmed as an adult at St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church in Buffalo. On January 4, 1944 he married Doris Quade at St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church parsonage. Bud and Doris engaged in farming for many years. God blessed their marriage with three children and 59 ½ years as husband and wife. Bud also worked for Orfei and Sons in construction as a foreman for 18 years. Bud started cooking and baking about 25 years ago and became an excellent pie maker. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and gardening.

Preceded in death his parents, Ralph and Ida; wife, Doris; grandson, Gerald R. (Gunner) Jr., great-grandson, Cody R. LaFave; brothers and sisters, Pauline Stumpf, Gene, Clyde, Ben, John, Ida Alama, Dennis.

Survived by his children, Judy (Gerald) LaFave, Glen (Debi) Marquette both of Maple Lake, and Sue (Ken) Jost of Annandale; grandchildren, Robert ( Donna) LaFave, Joseph LaFave, Thomas (Heidi) LaFave, Dale LaFave, Darrel LaFave, Donald LaFave, Christina (Harlan) Mauk, Jeanne LaFave and friend, Kyle, Michele (Joe) Adams, Jason (Melanie) Marquette, Bridget (Chris) Wall, Steve (Annie) Jost, Becky (Josh) Rosten, granddaughter-in-law, Kelli LaFave; 27 great grandchildren; 4 great-great grandchildren; brothers, Douglas (Elaine), Ervin (Carol), Myles (Irene) and Clark (friend Shirley); special friend Celia Marquette; nieces, nephews and many other relatives and friends.

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  1. Timothy C Paumen

    I wish I could be there in person to offer my condolences to you and your family in this time of grief.

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  2. Elizabeth Cantin

    My thoughts & prayers to the whole family.
    Bette Cantin

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