THE CITY REBORN FROM THE ASHES OF AMERICA'S MOST DISASTROUS FOREST FIRE
Nathalie J. Brunette
Issue Date: January 2, 2013
Nathalie Jean (Marquardt) Brunette, 83, of Green Bay passed away peacefully at home on Sunday, Dec. 30.
Born on Dec. 7, 1929 in Oconto Falls to Leo and Elizabeth (Meier) Marquardt, she graduated from Oconto Falls High School in 1948.
In 1951 she married Kenneth Brunette and he preceded her in death in 1994. A Cub Scout den mother for many years, she was also active at Grace Lutheran Church, singing in the choir, in Altar Guild, Priscilla Circle and Mission Sewing. She worked at the VFW as a cook and waitress then at Younkers (Pranges) Terrace Room kitchen. She enjoyed camping, gardening, baking, visiting friends and family, needlework and watching the Packers. She enjoyed dogs and loved watching her "Granddogs."
She is survived by six children, Steve (Judy), Rick (Rose), Nancy Solberg, Jim (Tess), Tom (special friend Gail) and Michael (Elissa); eight grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; three step-great-grandchildren; two sisters, Claire (Bob) Lambert and Madge Hartinger and two sisters-in-law, Elaine Marquardt and Jan (Willie) Borley.
She was preceded in death by her parents; a son, Patrick; a sister, Betty; four brothers, Alfred, Howard, Ted and Bill; three sisters-in-law, Edith, Sally and Hazel and a brother-in-law, Joe Hartinger.
Family and friends may call from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 4 at Newcomer Funeral Home, 340 S. Monroe Ave., Green Bay. Visitation will continue on Saturday, Jan. 5 at Grace Lutheran Church, 321 South Madison St., Green Bay from 9 a.m. until time of the funeral service at 10 a.m. Pastor Larry Lange will officiate and burial will follow. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are suggested to the Radio Fund at Grace Lutheran Church.