Sharon J. Marquardt, 85, of Eau Claire passed away on Tuesday, August 24, 2021, at Cambridge Senior Living in Hudson.

Sharon was born on October 12, 1935, to Thurman and Bernice (Lemke) Seely in Eau Claire. She graduated from Eau Claire Senior High School in 1953. Sharon married Charlie Marquardt in June of 1973 at St. John’s Lutheran Church. She worked at Soderberg Optical for 42 ½ years.

Sharon enjoyed chatting on the phone with friends, cooking, baking, knitting, crocheting, and doing ceramics. Sharon always kept a very tidy home and loved watching Days of Our Lives on television.

Sharon is survived by Charlie Marquardt; childhood friend, Nancy (Gerald) Fuller; and her dog, Lilly.

Sharon was preceded in death by her parents, grandparents, aunts, uncles, and cousins.

Funeral services will be Wednesday, September 1, 2021, at 11:00 am at St. John’s Lutheran Church. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the church. Burial will follow the service at St. John’s Lutheran Cemetery


  1. Charlie, So sorry for your loss. Bob and I met Sharon when we worked at Lehman Drug store and she was next door at Soderberg. She always had a smile and loved chatting with her.
    She’ll be missed.

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