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Robert 'Bob' Marquardt passes away at age 66

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Robert “Bob” Marquardt, age 66 of Westville, IN, passed away on Sunday, December 17, 2017 in Valparaiso, IN, from complications of MS.

He was born on October 24, 1951, in Valparaiso, IN, to Roy and Joan (Palen) Marquardt.

Bob is survived by his mother, Joan Palen; brother Ron (Sally) Marquardt; sisters, Jamie (Jerry) Reich, Chris (Jim) Kosmatka, and Jackie Ward; nieces, Tracie Kosmatka Wise and Angela Kosmatka; nephews, Jimmy Kosmatka and Kyle Marquardt.

He was preceded in death by his father, Roy, and brother-in-law, Chuck Ward.

Bob retired from Bethlehem Steel after many years. He was a member of the NRA. Bob was loved and will be missed.

Arrangements were handled by Edmonds & Evans Funeral Home, 517 Broadway, Chesterton, IN, 46304.

Cremation services will be provided by Heritage Crematory, Portage, IN.

Online condolences to the family may be made at



Posted 12/19/2017




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