Marlene A. Middleton, nee Ahrens, 82, of Waterloo, IL, died August 21, 2019, in St. Louis, MO. She was born April 18, 1937, in Valmeyer, IL.
She is survived by her children Debbie (Loren) Seidel, Don (Vicki) Middleton, Carol Shelton, and James Middleton; grandchildren Diana (Max) Lackritz, Heather (James Casey) Seidel, Adam (Sarah) Middleton, Aron (Joni) Middleton, Mike Middleton, and Lacey Shelton; great grandchildren Trent, Brendon, Reece, Reagan, Drake, Elliott, Graham, Mike Jr., and Jace; brother Ron Ahrens; nieces; nephews; and cousins.
She is preceded in death by her husband Floyd Middleton; 2 children in infancy Larry and Donna; parents Eugene H. Ahrens Sr. & Lucretia Ida (nee Unterseh) (Ahrens) Kipping; step-father Stanley Kipping; 2 sisters Pat Haberl and Helen Lueking; and 2 brothers Eugene H. Ahrens Jr. and David Ahrens.
Marlene was a member of St. Paul United Church of Christ - Waterloo, IL.
As an expression of sympathy the family prefers memorial contributions to:
9 AM until time of service Saturday, August 24, 2019 at Quernheim Funeral Home
11 AM Saturday, August 24, 2019 at Quernheim Funeral Home in Waterloo, IL
Pastor Michael Southcombe officiating