Rosa Marie Marquardt- Stephens died Aug. 12 at home in Rough and Ready. She was 53.

Services will be held at 11 a.m., Aug. 21, at Sierra Memorial Lawn. Visitation and rosary were held Aug. 18 at Chapel of the Angels Mortuary in Grass Valley.

Mrs. Marquardt-Stephens was born Sept. 25, 1954, in McAllen, Texas, to Alvin Stephens and Gloria Sophia Chavez. She attended Pioneer High School in San Jose. She was married to Michael Marquardt for 36 years.

Mrs. Marquardt – Stephens was a homemaker. She enjoyed floral creations and being a wife, mother, and grandmother.

Mrs. Marquardt – Stephens is survived by her husband, Michael Marquardt of Rough and Ready; son, Jeremy Marquardt of Apex, N.C.; daughter-in-law, Erinn Marquardt of Apex, N.C.; grandsons Brandon Marquardt, Joshua Marquardt, and Chase Marquardt, all of Apex, N.C., and nephew, Marc- Anthony Stephens of San Diego.

Memorial contributions may be sent to 10606 Valley Dr., Rough and Ready, CA 95975.

Arrangements are under the direction of Chapel of the Angels Mortuary.

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