Louis R. Marquez, 87, of Fremont, OH passed away on November 6, 2015 at his home. He was born on January 11, 1928 in Chicago, IL the son of Jose and Rita (Razo) Marquez. He served in the US Army during WWII from 1946 – 1948. He received the WWII Victory Medal and Army Occupation Medal Japan.
Louis married Marilyn R. Penn on May 26, 1972 and she preceded him in death on January 9, 2013. He was the General Manager at Howard Zinc Company for over 20 years until he retired. Louis was a member of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church and a Life Member of the V.F.W. He was also a member of the Masonic Lodge and Moose Lodge where he received many awards for his newsletters.
Louis is survived by his brother, J. Frank (Sherri) Marquez, Chicago, IL; children, Louis Marquez Jr and Rita “Linda” Petrie both of Phoenix, AZ and Stephen Marquez, Florida; several grandchildren and great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.
He is preceded in death by his parents; wife, Marilyn Marquez; son, Michael Marquez and sister, Reina.
Visitation: Monday from 7 to 9 p.m. at Wonderly Horvath Hanes Funeral Home and Crematory, 425 E. State St., Fremont, OH.
Service: Tuesday, November 10, 2015; 10:00 a.m. at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 206 N. Park Ave., Fremont, OH with and hour of visitation prior to the service at the church.
Burial: Oakwood Cemetery, Fremont, OH with military honors provided by the VFW and American Legion.
Memorials: St. Paul’s Episcopal
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