Norbert “Bert” J. Marquis, age 89 of Hudson, passed away peacefully on Sunday, February 7, 2021 at ProMedica Provincial House of Adrian. He was born on March 1, 1931 in Adrian, Michigan to Wilbert C. and Florence C. (Greenwald) Marquis. On November 18, 1950 Bert was married to Edith I. Snead in Angola, Indiana. They were just shy of celebrating 45 years of marriage when Edith passed away on October 18, 1995. Bert worked many jobs throughout his life, including working for Ace Drill, and Rupp milk hauling as a milk hauler and as a farmer, before retiring.
Surviving are his two children, Judy (Jerry, Sr.) Tanner of Hudson, MI and Robert Marquis of Piggott, AK; three siblings, Doris Carlisle of Saline, MI, Joyce (Gary) Helmbrecht of San Diego, CA and Mary (Bob) Jenkin of Temecula, CA; four grandchildren, Jerry Jr. (Melanie) Tanner, Jason (Rachel) Tanner, Jeffrey (Jolene) Tanner and Jeffrey (Beth) Barnett and ten great-grandchildren , Zachary, Michael, Kirsten, Lyndsey, Brady, Jack, Julianna and Hailee, Alexander and Landen. In addition to his wife, he was preceded in death by his parents; two children, David Marquis and Shirley Marquis; a great-grandchild, John Weston Tanner and two brothers, Eugene and Ronald.
Per Bert’s wishes, cremation has taken place. A private graveside service has taken place at Maple Grove Cemetery, Hudson.
You may send condolences to the family at www.eaglemarryfuneralhome.com. Arrangements have been entrusted to Eagle-Marry Funeral Home, Hudson.