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.