Marquardt, William Henry

MARQUARDT – William Henry Marquardt died in the Bassano General Hospital on December 30, 1985 at the age of 69 years.

He was born in Bassano and has resided in the district all his life and received his schooling there.

He was involved in the trucking business with his brother Ed for many years and was later caretaker at the cemetery.

He was a member of St. Mary’s Anglican Church in Bassano and played baseball and hockey in earlier years and was also a baseball umpire.

Surviving are a dear friend and companion Jean Routlege of Bassano; a brother George of Drumheller; a sister Jean Harris of Vancouver and half-sister Alice De Nio of Calgary; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Funeral service was held on Friday, January 3 at 2 p.m. in St. Mary ‘s Anglican Church in Bassano with the Reverend Andy Hoskin officiating. Interment followed the Bassano Cemetery, ,

Pallbearers were John Gordon, Tom Oldham, Bob Scotl. Eric Borger, Elton Barlow and Kerry Branson.

If friends desire memorial donations may be made to the Bassano Cemetery Fund.

Smith Funeral Home was in charge of arranagements.