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Marlene F. Elder

September 6, 1936 November 25, 2018
Marlene F. Elder
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Marlene Florence (Haubenstricker/Armbrecht) Elder age 82, of Naperville, IL passed away peacefully to be with her Savior, Jesus on Sunday, November 25, 2018 in Naperville. Marlene was the daughter of the late William and Florence (Weber) Haubenstricker and was born in Tuscola, MI, on September 6, 1936. She grew up in the Frankenmuth area, attending St. Lorenz Lutheran School and graduating from Millington High School. On June 10, 1961, Marlene married Louis H. Armbrecht, and together they celebrated 15 years of marriage. Marlene then later married Robert I. Elder on July 7, 1979, and they were blessed with over 34 years of marriage. Marlene’s vocations (waitress, nanny, airline hostess, wife, mother, grandmother and godmother) showed the joy she had for serving others. She was also active in the prayer chain and providing meals at Bethany Lutheran Church in Naperville. She was faithful in sending letters and cards to encourage everyone she knew and wanted to see them in heaven with her. Marlene is survived by her children: Bill (Carol) Armbrecht, Mari (Eric) Gundersen and Lisa (Tom) Groth, Robert K. Elder, Jolene (Al) Belinsky, and Jerry (Pearl) Wengert; twelve grandchildren; a brother and sister-in-law: John and Beth Haubenstricker, sister-in-law Ruth Ann Vagts, many nieces, nephews, and extended family and friends. Besides her parents, Marlene was preceded in death by her first husband, Louis Armbrecht, and second husband, Robert Elder, infant sisters: Waneta and Dorothy Haubenstricker, brother, David Haubenstricker, and sister, Carol Mays. A funeral service will be held on Friday, November 30, 2018, 10:00 a.m. at Bethany Lutheran Church, 1550 Modaff Rd., Naperville, preceded by a visitation at 9:00 a.m. A memorial visitation will be held on Thursday, November 29, 2018 from 4:00 p.m. 8:00 p.m. at the Beidelman-Kunsch Funeral Home and Crematory, 516 S. Washington St., Naperville. Memorials to Bethany Lutheran Church or Bethany Lutheran School. Info 630-355-0264. www.beidelmankunschfh.com. A graveside service will be held on Saturday, December 22, 2018, 2:00 p.m. at the St. Lorenz Lutheran Cemetery, 1030 West Tuscola St. Frankenmuth, MI 48734 followed by a memorial service in the St. Lorenz Lutheran Church.


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Memorial Service

Saturday

22

Dec

2:00 PM 12/22/2018 2:00:00 PM
St. Lorenz Lutheran Church

1030 West Tuscola St.
Frankenmuth, Michigan 48734

St. Lorenz Lutheran Church
1030 West Tuscola St. Frankenmuth 48734 Michigan
United States

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Memorial Visitation

Thursday

29

Nov

4:00 PM 11/29/2018 4:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 11/29/2018 8:00:00 PM
Beidelman-Kunsch Funeral Home & Crematory (Historic Downtown Naperville)

516 S. Washington St.
Naperville, IL 60540

Beidelman-Kunsch Funeral Home & Crematory (Historic Downtown Naperville)
516 S. Washington St. Naperville 60540 IL
United States

Memorial Visitation

Friday

30

Nov

9:00 AM 11/30/2018 9:00:00 AM - 10:00 AM 11/30/2018 10:00:00 AM
Bethany Lutheran Church

1550 Modaff Road
Naperville, IL 60565

Bethany Lutheran Church
1550 Modaff Road Naperville 60565 IL
United States

Memorial Service

Friday

30

Nov

10:00 AM 11/30/2018 10:00:00 AM
Bethany Lutheran Church

1550 Modaff Road
Naperville, IL 60565

Bethany Lutheran Church
1550 Modaff Road Naperville 60565 IL
United States
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