Jean was born to Erven and Minnie (Wisemen) Duvall in Raymond, Wash. in 1933. She attended Willapa Valley Elementary and Willapa Valley High School, graduating in 1951.
While attending high school, she was an active member of the marching band and was the leading majorette. After graduation she moved to eastern Washington where she eventually met her future husband, Max Marquiss. They were married July 5, 1956, and moved to Anchorage, Alaska. Her husband worked for New York Life Insurance. During their stay in Alaska, Jean had three sons, Todd, Curt and Mark.
In 1969, her husband transferred to Portland, Oregon by his company and they set up to stay. Jean is survived by her husband, Max, and her sister, Darlene Duvall (Tom) Coma. Her immediate family members include the following: sons Todd Marquiss, Curt Marquiss and Mark Marquiss, including six granddaughters and one grandson. Also, other family includes Don Wiseman, and his wife, Mary, plus cousins Doug, Larry, and Marilee. Funeral Services were conducted in Ridgefield, Wash. Monday, November 18th.