Age 73, of Grand Ledge, passed away November 2, 2012. She was born in Lansing on January 4, 1939, to James and Mildred Parks. Marlene worked as an admitting clerk at St. Lawrence Hospital and retired after 35 years.

She is survived by her husband of 35 years, David, son James and daughter-in-law Charlotte, grandchildren Amber, Catie, Ginny and Megan, and cousin Sue (Ski) Franke.

A private family service will be held. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Eaton Community Palliative Care. Arrangements are by the Estes-Leadley Greater Lansing Chapel.

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3 Messages to “Marlene R. Howard”

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    Diane Wright Moore Says:

    I just learned of Marlene’s death. I’m so sorry and pray for your peace and comfort in the months ahead. I enjoyed my seven years working with her at St Lawrence Hospital Admissions Office. She was a terrific supervisor and good friend.

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    Monique Mataya Says:

    David & Jimmy, I am so sorry to hear of her passing. I had been thinking about her alot lately. I have so many great memories of her back in my St. Lawrence days. I just loved Marlene. I will never forget her trying to Moon walk over at Jackie’s. She was so much fun and just such a good person. Its crazy how fast time flies and before you know it, 10 years have gone by but it just seems like yesterday. I wish I could have had one more moment with her……I am so sorry for you loss.
    Monique Mataya

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    Dr. James Byers Says:

    What a sweet woman-sorry for your loss.I worked with Marlene at SLH ER just before I got into med school.I remember her as spunky and delightful to talk to.Again my condolences.JimB.

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