Barbara Jean "Barb" Marquis, 79, of Princeton, formerly of Buda, died on Wednesday at Liberty Village of Princeton.
She was born on October 17, 1933 in Chicago. She married Donald "Bo" Marquis in 1951, in Buda. She was a graduate of Buda High School. She was co-owner of Fashion Fabrics in Princeton. She was also a floral designer at Shoppe on the Square, Shoppe on Main and Surroundings in Princeton. She was a member of the Bunker Hill Church of God in Buda, serving as a board member, and volunteering in Kids Klub, church camp and the after-school church program, Gear-Up.
Surviving are two daughters, Wilma “Willy” Hewitt of Sterling and Cathy Matthews of Prophetstown, one son, Tom Marquis of Princeton, sister Phyllis Gingher of Peoria, 9 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. Also by many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded by her husband; a son-in-law and a great grandson.
Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the Bunker Hill Church of God in Buda. Burial will be in the Bunker Hill Cemetery in rural Buda. Visitation is from 5 to 8 Friday, May 31, at the church.
Memorials may be directed to Bunker Hill Church in Buda or Vitas Hospice Community Connection.
Grant-Johnson Funeral Home, Princeton is in charge of arrangements.