Obituaries

Charlene M. Marquis 1923 - 2009 Tonganoxie

Graveside services for Charlene M. Marquis, 85, Tonganoxie, will be at 1:30 p.m. today, Feb. 4, at Leavenworth National Cemetery.
Mrs. Marquis died Saturday, Jan. 31, 2009, at Presbyterian Manor in Kansas City, Kan.
Mrs. Marquis was born June 22, 1923, in Kansas City, Kan., and lived most of her life in the city.
She had been supervisor at Intercollegiate Press for 18 years before retiring in 1986.
After her retirement, she was a teacher’s aide in the Kansas City Kansas School District.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Lawrence “Jiggs” Marquis; a daughter, Carla J. Tinsley; and two brothers, Charles Beck, and Floyd Beck.
Survivors include a son, Dennis Marquis, Leavenworth; two daughters, Janice K. Seymour, Tonganoxie and Vickie A. Lowe, Kansas City, Kan.; a sister, Betty Goode, Kansas City, Kan.; nine grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.
Condolences may be expressed at: www.porterfuneralhome.com.
Arrangements: Porter Funeral Home & Crematory, 1835 Minnesota Ave. Kansas City, KS, (913) 621-6400.