Susan Ellen Marquardt, age 60, of Peoria, passed away on Wednesday, May 1, 2013.
Susan was born on November 15, 1952 in Canton, Illinois to Earnest J. and Clara Ellen (Randall) Foster. She married Wesley A. Marquardt on February 2, 2001 in Nashville, TN.
Susan is survived by her husband, Wesley; her sister, Catherine Anne (Steven Spinner) Foster of Chicago, Illinois; her aunt Melba (Richard) Gallien of New Castle, Indiana; and several nieces, nephews and cousins. She was preceded in death by her parents and her aunt Mabel, who held a special place in her heart.
A graduate of Canton Senior High School and Spoon River College, Susan worked for Sell-Rite Sales of Peoria, Greenview Nurseries of Dunlap and several other companies.
A voracious reader, Susan enjoyed novels. She especially delighted in reading and basking outdoors in summer, her favorite season. She also enjoyed traveling and watching movies. She was devoted to her dog Molly and her boys of summer, the St. Louis Cardinals.
Cremation rites will be accorded. Burial will be at Greenwood Cemetery in Canton on Friday, May 10, 2013, and a memorial service will be held on Saturday, May 11, 2013 from 2pm to 4pm at Cumerford-Hurd Funeral Home in Peoria. Memorials may be made to the Salvation Army or Tazewell Animal Protection Society.
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM (CDT)
Cumerford-Hurd Funeral Home
428 W. McClure Ave
Peoria, IL 61604
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