Eleanore Marquette

Eleanore Marquette
Eleanore Marquette

Services for Eleanore Mary Marquette, 90, of Elk River and formerly of Buffalo were Tuesday, April 2, 2013, at The Church of St. Francis in Buffalo.

Rev. David Hennen was the Celebrant. Interment  followed at St. Francis Cemetery.

Casket Bearers were Rick Marquette, Jason Marquette, Myles Marquette, Grant Marquette, Kelly Weinand and Zach Weinand.

Mrs. Marquette died Monday, March 25, at Guardian Angels Nursing Home in Elk River.

She was born Sept. 7, 1922, in St. Michael the daughter of Wendolyn and Cecila Kasper Goeb.

On May 4, 1943, Eleanore Goeb and Norman Marquette were joined in holy marriage. God blessed their marriage with seven children.

She formerly worked at the Corner Bar in St. Michael for Irene and Wally Eull. In the 1960s, she also worked seven and a half years at Honeywell.

Mr. and Mrs. Marquette were  former proprietors of Norm & El’s Bar in downtown Buffalo from 1974 until 1987.

She also was a school cook for many years at St. Francis Catholic School.

She was a member of the Church of St. Francis in Buffalo.

Survived by children, Robert (Joanne) Marquette, Ronald (Connie) Marquette all of Monticello, James (Mary) Marquette of St. Michael, Kate (Dick) Bistodeau of Monticello, Wayne “Butch” (Kathy) Marquette of St. Michael, Mary (Kevin) Weinand of Rogers and Tom (Deb) Marquette of Wadena; 18 grandchildren, Rick, Jason, Myles and Grant Marquette; Kelly and Ron Weinand; Gigette Lynch, Amy Jo Mattson, Desiree Sullivan, Mellissa Evans, Brooke Marquette, Chad Marquette, Angie Voll, Kim Nermyr, Kristy Johnson, Linda, Gary and Greg Kjellberg; 32 great grandchildren: Ryan, April, Aaron, Courtney, Rilee, Zachary, Michael, Macy, Malachi, Jordan, Taylor, MacKenzie, Abbie Jo, Olivia, Mitchell, Ella, Coltan, Kendall, Nick, Max, Charlie, Jack, Samantha, Gibson, Zachary, Aspen, Griffin, Peyton, Kelsea, Ashlea, Charles and Maxwell;  two sisters, Rita Bistodeau and Deloria Lynch-Moran; many other relatives and friends.

Preceded in death by her husband Norman in 1997, a grandson: Troy Marquette, her parents and by a sister, Regina Goeb.