Obituaries

Clemie Marken

Feb 26, 2019
Marken_Clemie Crop

Services:

Tuesday, March 12, 2019 at 11:00 am at Garden View Chapel

Visitation:

Monday, March 11, 2019 from 4:00 to 6:00 pm at Locke Funeral Home

Cemetery:

Garden of Memories

Memorials:

Directed to Central Christian Church, 3475 Kimball Avenue, Waterloo, IA, 50702

Biography

CEDAR FALLS — Clemie L. Marken, 89, of Cedar Falls, formerly of Waterloo, died Tuesday, February 26, at NewAldaya Lifescapes from complications related to an injury from a fall.

She was born on February 26, 1930, in Waterloo, daughter of Clifford and Clara (Lohman) Shook. She married Alvin Gideon Marken on June 3, 1956, at Central Christian Church in Waterloo. Clemie graduated from East Waterloo High School.

Clemie worked at General Electric in Waterloo then at John Deere Product Engineering Center in Cedar Falls as an administrative assistant where she retired in 1984.

She is survived by her son, Todd of Ossian; three grandchildren, Anna, Sabrina and John Marken; two sisters, Audrey Niemann of Cedar Falls and Joan Williams of Readlyn; a brother, Ellis “Bill” (Betty) Shook of Readlyn; and nieces and nephews.

Clemie is preceded in death by her parents; her husband; and two brother-in-law's, Alfred Niemann; and Charles “Chuck” Williams.

Clemie attended church nearly every Sunday. She enjoyed bowling, bird watching, bus trips and cooking meals for friends and family. Clemie always put others before herself and was very friendly. In her later years she enjoyed lunches with her fellow retirees.

 

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  1. Bob and Sharon Barr | Mar 04, 2019
    Condolences from us.  Bob worked with Al at Deere's.  Sorry we won't be able to attend the services. 

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