|Roy A. Marquette, 80|
|Written by TRF Times|
Daytona, Fla. - Roy A. Marquette, 80, of Daytona Beach, Fla., and formerly of Thief River Falls, died on Sunday, Dec. 26, 2004.
Funeral services were held at Dale Woodward Funeral Home, with Dr. Jerry Barnard and the Rev. Jim Boettner officiating. Interment was held at Shady Rest Cemetery.
Roy was born in Fargo, N.D., and moved to the Daytona, Fla., area in 1951 from Thief River Falls. Trained in the family business as a professional apiarist, he practiced his profession until an injury prevented it. After moving to Florida, Mr. Marquette worked as an automotive upholsterer for Lloyd Buick Cadillac for 35 years. He was a member of International Christian Centre and enjoyed gardening, upholstering and Bible study.
Survivors include his wife of 59 years, Gene; five brothes, Richard of Lincoln, Neb., Kenneth of Las Cruces, N.M., Fred of Fort Meyers, Fla., Specer of Arcadia, Fla., and Frank of Moorhead; five sisters, Helen DeBord and Agnes Swanson, both of Rock Falls, Ill., Esther Johnshoy of Longmont, Colo., Francis Johnshoy of Kouii, Hawaii, and Jeanette Hoffman of Goodridge. A00003B2005JA12