Marlene Dorothy Finney
Marlene Dorothy Finney, 80, of Turtle Lake died, on January 26, 2021, at Golden Age Manor in Amery, WI after a courageous battle with Leukemia.. She was born February 22, 1940, in Rice Lake, WI to LaVerne and Geraldine (Livingston) Hubbard. She graduated from Turtle Lake High School in May of 1958.
She was married at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Almena on December 28, 1957, to Merle Eder. During the early years of their marriage, Marlene spent time overseas in the Balearic Island of Spain, where two of their daughters were born. Following her return to the states, Marlene stayed at home caring for her five children. She also worked at the Almena Feedmill as a secretary, Twin Town Cheese Factory, and the Almena Locker and Grocery store throughout her life.
Marlene was a lifetime member of the Ladies Auxiliary of Almena. She was a devout Catholic, and a member of Sacred Heart and St. Ann Catholic Churches over the years.
She thoroughly enjoyed life, people, her family and friends, the Green Bay Packers, and Milwaukee Brewers. Marlene loved the time she spent with her family at the cabin on Poskin Lake, snowmobiling, bowling, hosting card parties, cooking, and playing her old vinyls. She had a special love for her cats, Tiger and Fiona, and feeding the birds.
She is survived by her former husband and life long friend, Merle Eder; children: Pamela (Mark) Robarge of Amery, Lorri (Chris) Walker of Palos Verdes, CA, Verona (Ben) Grunseth of Almena, Anthony (Annie Montgomery) Eder of Turtle Lake, and Todd Eder of Almena; grandchildren: Lee (Trent) Fouks, Emily (Ryan) Anderson, Tyler Robarge, Amanda Eder, Cassie Eder, Samuel Eder; step-grandchildren: Jon (Ellen) Grunseth and Philip (Candice) Grunseth; great grandchildren: Mathew, Madelyn, and Evan Fouks, Ellie and Reid Anderson, Eribella Raisley, Romeo Watermolen; step-great grandchildren: Ivy, Ethan, Casey, and Dawson Grunseth, Mikayla Waichulis, Grace and Emma Grunseth; siblings: Daniel (Sandra) Hubbard of Almena, Roger (Linda) Hubbard of Spring Brook, Rebecca (Paul) Wisti of Birchwood, Cheryl (Greg) Forsell of Almena, Brenda (Larry) Akers of Live Oaks, FL, Michelle (Kurt Fisher) Peterson of Almena, and Mark (Darla) Hubbard of Turtle Lake; brother-in-law, Ray Omsberg of Red Wing, MN; many nieces, nephews, great nieces and nephews, and countless other family and dear friends. Marlene was preceded in death by her son, Jeffrey Eder; deceased husband, Dale Finney; parents, LaVerne and Geraldine Hubbard; sister, Patricia Omsberg; brothers: Dennis Hubbard and Dale Hubbard.
Funeral services were held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, January 30, 2021, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church with Father Tom Thompson officiating. Burial will be in Sacred Heart Cemetery. Pallbearers were Tyler Robarge, Samuel Eder, Darren Hubbard, Nathan Hubbard, Trent Fouks, and Ryan Anderson. Honorary pallbearers were Mathew and Evan Fouks, Reid Anderson, and Romeo Watermolen.
Skinner Funeral Home of Turtle Lake is serving the family.