MERTON -- Leila Mae Marquardt, 85, of Merton, passed away peacefully in the arms of Jesus on Wednesday, June 26, 2019.

Leila grew up near Westmoor Country Club, where her dad was the groundskeeper and she enjoyed playing golf. She worked for years as a claims processor at Northwestern Mutual and left her career after the birth of her first child. As a devoted wife and mother, she enjoyed camping with the family, gardening, and traveling the states with Norm and their many friends.

She will be sadly missed by her children Jeffrey Marquardt, Brenda (Dan) Maynard and Scott (Jamie) Marquardt and her grandchildren Tanner Maynard and Amber, Bryson, and Molly Marquardt. She is further survived by her sister Carol Woelfel, brother Erwin Jr. (Bert) Bertram, sister-in-law Tootie Adams, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Preceded in death by her husband of 59 years Norman, her parents Edna and Erwin Sr. Bertram and her sister Marlen Mejchar.

Thank you to the caring staff at ProHealth Oconomowoc and AngelsGrace Hospice.

Visitation will be held on Saturday at the Evert-Luko Funeral Home, 170 Warren Ave., Hartland from 10 a.m. until a memorial service at 11:30 a.m.

Evert-Luko Funeral Home

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