Joyce J. Marquardt

Joe Denoyer - October 18, 2018 10:14 pm

Joice J. Marquardt, age 79, of Johnson, Kansas, died Tuesday, October 16, 2018, at Stanton County Long Term Care Unit in Johnson, Kansas.  She was born November 29, 1938, in Riverton, Nebraska, the daughter of Alfred Carl and Nellie Isabelle (Watson) Schriner.  


Joice, a wife and mother, spent her early years in Nebraska and attended school at Riverton Country School.  On May 11, 1956, she married Pete Marion Marquardt at her parent’s home in Cowles, Nebraska.  She was a bus driver for 27 years for USD 457 in Garden City, Kansas.  Joice enjoyed working crossword puzzles, writing poetry, and gardening.


Joice is survived by daughters, Peggy Fecht of Colorado Springs, Colorado, Sarah Ludwig of Towanda, Kansas, Helen Blevins and husband John of Hutchinson, Kansas, and Rita Case and husband Paul of Johnson, Kansas; son-in-law, Ron Bauer of Meade, Kansas; sister, Norma Hill of Grand Island, Nebraska; 12 grandchildren, 34 great-grandchildren, and one great-great-grandchild.


She is preceded in death by her parents, husband, Pete;daughters, Joice Marion Marquardt and Lisa Bauer; sister, Karen Bueltemann; brother, Donald Schriner; grandson, Brian Fecht; and great-grandchildren, Isaiah Wood and Cambree Sangles.


Funeral services will be Monday, October 22, 2018, at 10:00 a.m. at Fields Memorial Wesleyan Church in Johnson, Kansas with Reverend Kurt Rovenstine presiding.  Burial will follow at the Stanton County Cemetery in Johnson, Kansas.  Friends may call Sunday, October 21, 2018, from 2:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at Garnand Funeral Home in Johnson, Kansas.  Memorials may be given to the Fields Memorial Wesleyan Church of Stanton County Senior Center in care of Garnand Funeral Home, PO Box 715, Johnson, Kansas 67855.