Paulette B. Marketon, 56
Paulette B. Marketon, age 56 of Howard Lake, died Wednesday, June 22, 2005 at her home in Middleville Township.
She was born April 21, 1949 to Alfred A. and Bertila B. (Kasper) Barthel in Minneapolis.
Paulette was united in marriage to Donald R. Marketon May 30, 1970 at St. Alberts Catholic Church in Albertville.
Paulette was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, daughter, sister, and friend. She enjoyed spending time with family and friends, especially her grandchildren.
Paulette is survived by her family: husband Don; son Brian and Becky; daughters Kris and Dave Bakeberg, Kim and Paul Gnitka, and Karen and Brian Swartzer; four grandchildren: Josie, Kaleb, Audri and Brennan; and her parents, Alfred and Bertila Barthel.
She is further survived by siblings Paul and Carol Barthel, Leon and Mary Lee Barthel, Barb and Norton Nelson, Judy and John Stewart, Joe and Diane Barthel, Jim and Carrie Barthel, and Mary and Stan Nordin; brothers and sisters-in-law George and Jean Marketon, Frances Czanstowski, Ann and Herb Wehle, Joe and Agnes Marketon, Irene Ross, Gladys and Larry Broll, Marie and Herb Kapsner, Clarence and Rena Marketon, and Joan and Jeff Johnson; many nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.
Mass of Christian Burial will be today, June 27 at 6 p.m. at the Church of St. Mary in Waverly. The Rev. Timothy Cloutier will officiate, with interment in the church cemetery.
Visitation was Sunday afternoon and evening from 3 to 7 p.m. at the Iten Funeral Home in Delano, and will continue from 5 to 6 p.m. today at the church. A prayer service took place at 6:30 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.
Paulette has left a legacy of love.
Arrangements were by the Iten Funeral Home of Delano.