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Phyllis Marquardt

Saturday, August 12, 2017

Age 87, of Bloomington, died August 1, 2017.  Born and raised in Minneapolis, she was the second of three children of Albert and Betsy Olson.  She graduated from the University of Minnesota, where she met her husband, Robert, of St. Paul.  She taught Home Economics in Grand Meadow, MN, before moving to Bloomington, where she and Robert married in 1954, and raised their two sons, Thomas and David.  She worked both as a homemaker and in various jobs at Supra Color Labs. In retirement, she was hard to find because she was involved in many volunteer activities, was a member of the quilting group at church, as well as serving at funerals. Preceded in death by her parents, Albert & Betsy Olson and by her husband, Robert. She is survived by her older sister, Marion Matson, of Bloomington, and her younger brother, Richard (Janelle) Olson, of Tempe, Arizona, sons Thomas (Vera), Burnsville, and David (Karen), Round Rock, TX, her grandchildren, Lisa, Jeff (Logan), Steve (Marissa), Nick, and Sam, and two generations of nieces and nephews.  Funeral service will be held at Atonement Lutheran Church in Bloomington at 11 AM on Saturday, August 12th, with visitation one hour before.  Interment will be at Bloomington cemetery.  Memorials to Atonement Lutheran Church.


BLOOMINGTON, MN          952 888 7771


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