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Arlene J. Marks

May 30, 1928 ~ October 6, 2020 (age 92)


Arlene J. Marks, age 92, of Coloma, passed away Tuesday, October 6, 2020 at Aspirus Wausau Hospital.

She was born May 30, 1928 in Exchange, West Virginia the daughter of Earl Lee and Dona (Edwards) Hall. She married Wilbur Marks Sr. on September 19, 1947.  He preceded her in death on October 6, 1988.

Arlene and her late husband resided in Lake Bluff, Illinois where she was employed at Sara Lee Corporation until her retirement. They moved to Coloma in 1982. Arlene loved spending time with her children, grandchildren, great grandchildren and gardening.

She is survived by one son, Wilbur (Louise) Marks Jr. Pleasant Prairie; two daughters, Deborah Marks, Coloma, Sally Spoentgen, Coloma; eight grandchildren, Barbie (Jeff), Christopher, Alex, Kristy (Brian), Matthew (Sonya), Jenna (David), Autumn and Nate; nine great grandchildren, Cory, Eian, Gavin, Jocelyn, Jaxon, Zein, Greyson, Sawyer and Hudson; one sister, Dorcas Rollyson, Akron, Ohio. She is further survived by many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by her parents; one son, Robert Marks; one grandson, Charlie, and by numerous siblings.

Private family services will be held. 


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