Marlene Sturms

Marlene L. Sturms

1933 - 2018

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Obituary of Marlene Sturms

 

Marlene L. Sturms, 85, Muscatine, passed away Wednesday, July 18, 2018, at her home.  Memorial services will be Monday, July 23, 2018, at 11:00 a.m. at First Presbyterian Church..  Inurnment will be in Memorial Park Cemetery.  Visitation will be held on Monday, July 23, 2018, from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. at the church.  In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to First Presbyterian Church or Discovery Park in Marlene’s name.  Sympathy notes may be left at www.lewisfuneralhomes.com.  The Geo. M. Wittich-Lewis Home for Funeral and Cremation Services is caring for Marlene’s arrangements and her family. 

 

Marlene Riexinger was born July 1, 1933, in Buffalo Prairie, Illinois, the daughter of  Fred and Merville (Potter) Riexinger.  On September 7, 1952, Marlene was united in marriage to Kenneth L. Sturms in Buffalo Prairie.  She was a member of the First Presbyterian Church, Women of the Moose, American Legion Auxiliary and a volunteer for the Womens Auxiliary at Trinity Hospital.  Marlene was an avid Cubs fan who enjoyed gardening, cooking, baking chocolate chip cookies, canning, making noodles, and spending time with her friends and family.

 

Marlene will be deeply missed by her children, Teresa (David) Salyer of Dubuque and Tom (Lisa) Sturms of Muscatine, six grandchildren, Ryan (Madeline) Sturms, Matt Sturms, Natalie (Andrew) Failor, Elizabeth Sturms, Zach (Nicole) Sturms-Salyer  and Caitlin Sturms-Salyer; great grandchild, Hayven Sturms-Salyer and many nieces and nephews.

 

Marlene was preceded in death by her parents, husband; brother, Dean Riexinger; sister, Margaret Gentile and brother-in-law, Merle Sturms.

 

The family of Marlene would like to extend a very heartfelt thank you to the many friends and family that visited and a special thank you to her church family at First Presbyterian, Rev. Dr. Pam Saturnia, Dr. Robert Weis, and Hospice Compassus,  especially her caregivers, Ann, Michelle, Miranda, Aleece, and Mary. 

Monday
23
July

Visitation

9:00 am - 11:00 am
Monday, July 23, 2018
First Presbyterian Church
401 Iowa Ave
Muscatine, Iowa, United States
Monday
23
July

Memorial Service

11:00 am
Monday, July 23, 2018
First Presbyterian Church
401 Iowa Ave
Muscatine, Iowa, United States
Monday
23
July

Inurnment

12:00 pm
Monday, July 23, 2018
Muscatine Memorial Park Cemetery
3300 Mulberry Avenue
Muscatine, Iowa, United States

Food and Fellowship

Following the inurnment, a time of food and fellowship will be held at the American Legion.