Edward Marroquin, 57, of Redwood Falls died Thursday, August 28, 2014 at his home. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, September 2, 2014 from St. Cornelia’s Episcopal Church on the Lower Sioux Community. Burial, with military honors, will follow in the church cemetery. Visitation will begin at 1 p.m. on Monday, September 1, 2014 at St. Cornelia’s Church Hall.
Arrangements are with Nelson-Martin Funeral Service of Redwood Falls. E-mail condolences may be sent via
Edward Raoul Marroquin, the son of Ernesto Marroquin and Ruth Dow, was born February 23, 1957 in St. Paul. He grew up in Fridley and Minneapolis and graduated from Roosevelt High School in 1975. Ed enlisted in the United States Marine Corp and served in Okinawa, Japan. He was proud to be a Marine. Following his honorable discharge, Ed lived in New Brighton where he worked as a carpenter and draftsman for many years.
Edward was married to Barb Wojciechowski. They were later divorced. Ed enjoyed sports. He ski-jumped for three years and was a member of the track team in high school; he lettered in both sports. Ed also enjoyed playing hockey. He loved spending time with his family and friends. Ed enjoyed doing leather work and making dream catchers and leather pouches.
He is survived by his step-daughter Bridget Wojoiechowski of Minneapolis; sisters Melody Merrill, Colleen Lothert, and Julie Hein (Dow), and brother Anthony Marroquin all of the Lower Sioux Community; ex-wife Barb Marroquin of Shakopee; nieces and nephews John Merrell, Brandon Merrill and Tina Merrill of Rice Lake, Wisconsin, Taya Kaufenburger of Minneapolis, Jesse Fox, Lace Fox and Samantha Hein of the Lower Sioux Community, and Jesse Hein of Clarksfield, Tennesee; and several great-nieces and nephews.
Edward was preceded in death by his parents.
Blessed be his memory.