Goldie Marceline "Marce" Marquardt, 99 years of age, of Beatrice passed away at Good Samaritan Society in Beatrice on January 19, 2021.\nShe was born on February 22, 1921 in Blue Springs NE, to Grover and Maude Cripe. Marce and Irvin Marquardt were married in 1941.\nShe was a force to be reckoned with. Those who knew her remember flame red hair, bright lipstick, and blue eyeshadow. Her work ethic was admirable, she worked with people for many years, in the jewelry store in Wymore, multiple banks in Beatrice for 27 years, she cleaned houses for over 20 years after retiring, and she even helped behind the counter at the Rolla Rena skating rink in Beatrice for many years.\nMarce loved country music, The Statler Brothers was a staple nearly every Saturday night of the 90's, George Jones, Johnny Cash, and Patsy Cline were often heard in the house. When she wasn't cleaning something, she was cooking or canning. She was well known for her "red pickles" and canned 76 pints the summer of 2019. Marce loved going out to eat, there are many fond memories of nights at the Eagles Club in Beatrice or the Legion Club in Wymore, sometimes you could even get her out on the dance floor. She will be dearly missed by those she leaves behind.\nMarce was preceded in death by her parents, Grover and Maude Cripe; husband Irvin Marquardt; Sisters, Irma Long, Maxine Linscott; Brothers, Gene Cripe, Merle "Curly" Cripe ; Sister in law, Joy Cripe.\nShe is survived by brother Larry (Shirley) Cripe, sister-in-law Joann Cripe, son, Robert Marquardt, grandson Matthew (Lisa) Marquardt, granddaughter Stephanie (Jeff) Guthrie, great grandson Caleb Marquardt, as well as numerous Nieces, Nephews, and Friends.\nA funeral service will be held at 10:30 AM on Wednesday, January 27, 2021 at the Griffiths-Hovendick Chapel in Beatrice. Burial will be at the Blue Springs Cemetery. The body will lie in state at Griffiths-Hovendick Chapel on Monday, January 25th from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM, Tuesday from 9 AM to 5 PM, and one hour prior to the service on Wednesday. Masks will be required and social distancing will be observed at all events. The funeral service will be live-streamed on the funeral home's Facebook page. Memorial contributions may be directed to the family's choice for future designation. Sign Marce's online register book and view her video tribute at www.ghchapel.com.\nThese services have been entrusted to the Griffiths-Hovendick Chapel in Beatrice.