Rose Marie Marquardt, 88, of Goodyear, Arizona, passed away peacefully on February 19th, 2019. Rose was born on her father's farm in Hutchinson County, South Dakota, on February 19th, 1931. Rose spent most of her life living in South Dakota until moving to Arizona in 1997. Rose loved participating in her church activities throughout her life, as well as being a member of the Red Hat Society. She was an amazing daughter, sister, aunt, cousin and friend. Rose was preceded in death by her parents, Fred and Minnie Marquardt; her siblings Fred, Delores, and Anne Marie Marquardt who died in infancy, Elizabeth (Jerry) Benecke, and Betty Lou Kempton. Rose is survived by her brother Charles (Kay) Marquardt, Sr. of Sun City, and six nephews and seven nieces. A memorial service will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday March 9th, 2019, at Trinity Lutheran Church, 830 E. Plaza Circle, Litchfield Park, AZ 85340. In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to Trinity Lutheran Church.