Delia Clara Marquette, Annandale

Delia Clara Marquette, the daughter of Lawrence and Florence (Wakeman) Miller, was born on December 31, 1939, in St. Paul, MN. She grew up in Palmer, a small township within Clear Lake on Briggs Lake. Delia married Clark Marquette on May 20, 1972, and started their family in Maple Lake. God blessed their marriage with three children, Kevin (deceased), Denise, and Darin. In her spare time Delia would listen to country music, Hank Williams and Patsy Cline were among her favorites. She enjoyed playing games such as Bingo, Yahtzee, cards, and putting puzzles together. She had a passion for feeding the birds as they would fly in front of her window for her to watch. Being around family and friends was very important to Delia and she will be forever missed by those who knew and loved her.  Delia C. Marquette passed away on Saturday, September 30, 2017, at the Annandale Care Center in Annandale at the age of 77 years old. She is survived by her loving children, Denise Marquette (Chris Johnson), of Evansville and Darin (Julie) Marquette, of Foley; grandchildren, Bryce Marquette, of Buffalo and Ashley Helberg (Mitch), of Buffalo; great-granddaughter, Harlee; brother, Charles (Ginny) Miller, of Alexandria; sisters, Violet (Ervin) David of Foley, Ruth (John) Pappenfus, of Royalton, and twin sister, Celia Marquette, of Maple Lake; former husband, Clark Marquette, of Herman; many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by a son, Kevin Todd Marquette, and parents, Lawrence and Florence Miller.   Visitation will be Thursday, October 5, from 4:00-8:00 p.m. at Peterson Chapel in Buffalo.   Funeral service will be Friday, October 6th, at 3:00 p.m. also at Peterson Chapel with visitation one hour prior. Pastor Jeff Droogsma will officiate. Special music by Don Marquette.  Interment will follow at Lakeview Cemetery in Buffalo and a dinner at the Buffalo Legion Club. Pallbearers will be Jeff Marquette, Jesse Marquette, Travis Marquette, Brian Pappenfus, Neil Pappenfus and Eric Evenski. The Peterson Chapel in Buffalo is serving the family.  Online condolences may be made to www.thepetersonchapel.com.

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