Marlene K. Thocker

Age 81, of Grand Ledge, MI, passed away August 28, 2019. She was born May 22, 1938, in Nashville, MI, to Herbert and Edna Tarbell.

Marlene is survived by her husband of 62 years, Montague Thocker; children, Jeffery (Jori) Thocker, Michelle (Joseph) Smethurst, and Matthew Thocker; 7 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren; and several nieces, nephews and cousins. She was preceded in death by her son, Todd Thocker; her parents; and brothers, Jack and Robert Tarbell.

The funeral service will be held at 12:00 p.m. on Tuesday, September 3, 2019, at the Estes-Leadley Greater Lansing Chapel. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service. Memorial contributions may be made to The Parkinson’s Foundation.

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Karla Malone
August 29, 2019 at 2:21 pm

My condolences to you all. Love Karla

Ray Tarbell
August 29, 2019 at 2:26 pm

I am so sorry to hear about Aunt Marlene. Please know that I will keep you in my thoughts and prayers.

August 29, 2019 at 2:39 pm

She is so beautiful inside and out!! We love you. God bless you!!!

Barbara Michelle Tate
August 29, 2019 at 3:12 pm

Oh Michelle, I am so very sorry to learn of the loss of your mother. Please know I am sending prayers to you and your entire family.

Candace Ebbinghaus
August 29, 2019 at 3:21 pm

So sorry for your loss, your mom was a loving, sweet woman. Much Love from the Rule Family

Jeff Garrett
August 29, 2019 at 3:27 pm

Matt, Thor and I send our sincere condolences to you and your family. We are thinking about you!

Buddy Rice
August 29, 2019 at 3:29 pm

Matt, you and your family are in our thoughts and prayers. May each day forward find you peace. Sincerely, Buddy and Ben

Jonathon Rough
August 29, 2019 at 3:43 pm

Matt, my condolences. I will keep you and your family in my prayers.

April McLeod
August 29, 2019 at 3:54 pm

Matt, I’m so sorry to hear about this. I have you and your family in my thoughts and prayers. Sending you strength to get through this. Please don’t hesitate to let me know if there is anything we can do from here.

August 29, 2019 at 5:21 pm

So sorry for your loss! Your family is in my thoughts and prayers!

Mary Ellen Thorn
August 29, 2019 at 6:22 pm

Matt, I was so sorry to hear about your mom and just want you know that I am thinking of you and sending my love.

Pam (Pung) O’Brien
August 29, 2019 at 6:41 pm

We are so sorry for your loss! We have many wonderful memories of summer days and weeks spent with the Thocker family. Your mom always made everything more fun! Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you!

Rochelle Herring
August 29, 2019 at 9:04 pm

Please know how terribly sorry we are about your mother. We send you and your family all our love and prayers.
Don and Rochelle Herring

Gary and Nancy Penrose
August 29, 2019 at 10:12 pm

RIP Marlene, no more pain in heaven…our prayers for comfort and peace for Monty and your family.

Sue Kohler
August 29, 2019 at 10:36 pm

My deepest sympathy to all the family! I have fond memories of earlier, happy times. My love and prayers are with you.

August 30, 2019 at 9:47 am

Sending love and prayers to the entire Thocker family. So many beautiful memories. Rest in peace Nana.

Sherri and Bill Miller
August 30, 2019 at 12:24 pm

Matt, we are so sorry for your loss. Praying and thinking of you

Dorothy Tarbell
August 31, 2019 at 8:40 pm

My love and prayers to Monty and family. May God comfort you and give you peace.
Lots of love Dorothy.

Patty Haeck
September 1, 2019 at 3:45 pm

Marlene was a wonderful and loving wife, mother and friend. God’s love and blessings be with all of you at this time of sorrow. The many wonderful memories of her love and devotion be with you.
I’m so sorry for your loss

Chris Snider
September 1, 2019 at 8:18 pm

Matt, I am so sorry to hear about mother. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.


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