Sarah Marquez, 24, and Raymond Castiel Marquez Villanueva, 8-month preborn child, both of Menasha, WI, beloved daughter of Kellie Marquez and amazing sister to Karlie, and loving granddaughter of Papa Ray and Grandma Carla Kempen, passed away much too soon and suddenly, Sunday, October 25th, 2020.
Raymond is the beloved son of Emmanuel Villanueva, brother of Quincey and Rio Villanueva, grandson of Kellie Marquez, Jesus and Rose Villanueva, and James McDonald, great grandson of Ray and Carla Kempen and Donna McDonald.
Sarah was born on March 19th, 1996 in Sturgeon Bay, WI, and attended Appleton West High School and Fox Valley Tech in Appleton.
Sarah cherished her family and had an incredible bond with each one. She met and fell in love with her soul mate Emmanuel Villanueva.
Sarah will be remembered for her compassion and loving nature for people and animals. Her spirit will remain in the hearts and souls of her family and friends. They will always see her with each rising and setting sun, the moon and the stars, and everything beautiful that the world displays. Sarah had a heart of gold and always wanted to help others.
Sarah always loved art and music; she was talented at painting and sketching.
Sarah is survived by her mother Kellie Marquez, one sister Karlie Marquez (Arturo Perez) special nephew, Raphael Perez, Grandparents Ray and Carla Kempen, Special Uncle Robert and Aunt Cathie Guillen and cousins Jacob, Joshua and Vanessa Guillen. She is further survived by her father James McDonald, sisters Emma and Olivia McDonald, grandparent Donna McDonald, special Aunt Angie Pillsbury and daughter Katie Duquaine and many aunts, uncles and cousins.
Sarah was preceded in death by her sister Kayla Marquez and grandfather Doug McDonald.
A funeral service for Sarah will be held on Friday, October 30, 2020 at Valley Funeral Home 2211 N Richmond St. Appleton Beginning at 5:00 P.M. Visitation will be held Friday, October 30, 2020 from 5:00 PM until 7:00 PM at the funeral home. The service will begin at 7:00PM officiated by Pastor Aaron Soto of Apostolic Truth Church, Appleton.
The family would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to Pastor Aaron and Heather Soto, and the entire Apostolic Truth Church family, and friends and family for their love and support through this most difficult time.
In lieu of flowers a memorial fund has been established in Sarah's name.
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