Richard J. (Dick) Marquie, 82 of Lafayette passed away at 10:30 pm Friday April 30,2021 at Milner Healthcare Center in Rossville. He was born May 8,1938 in Benton County to the late Ben and Edna Budreau Marquie On October 1,1960 in Otterbein he married Geneva Bratz and she survives. Dick farmed for various farmers in the area for 45 years and worked at Purdue in maintenance and grounds maintenance for 25 years. He loved to spend time with his family and grandchildren, he liked farm tractors and mowing yard. After he retired he enjoyed meeting with friends at McDonalds.
Surviving with his beloved wife of over 60 years are a son Douglas L. Marquie of Lafayette, and a daughter Connie S. (Chad) McCubbins of Atlanta, GA three grandchildren Sarah, Tyler and Kaitlyn, one brother Melvin Marquie of Texas. He was preceded in death by his brothers James and Vernell.
Friends may call from 11am until time of services at noon on Thursday May 6,2021 at the Main Chapel at Tippecanoe Memory Gardens. Burial will follow the services. PLEASE WEAR MASKS per the family’s request.
TMG Funeral & Cremation Services is assisting the family with arrangements.