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Marlene Marty

July 10, 2018

Marlene A. Marty

Jan. 28, 1936- July 8, 2018

Marlene A. Marty, 82, of Leigh, died July 8, 2018, at Columbus Community Hospital.

The funeral service will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, July 12 at Christ Lutheran Church, rural Columbus, with Rev. Patrick Sparling officiating. Interment will be in the parish cemetery. Visitation will be from 5-7 p.m. on Wednesday, July 11 at Gass Haney Funeral Home and continue from 9:30 a.m. until service time on Thursday at the church. There will be a family prayer service at 10:15 a.m. at the church. Marlene A. Marty was born on Jan. 28, 1936, in Colfax County, to Emil and Helen (Pokorny) Wacha. She attended grade school in Clarkson and graduated from Clarkson High School in 1955. On Nov. 24, 1957, Marlene was united in marriage to Marvin Marty at Christ Lutheran Church. To this union five children were born. Marlene was a homemaker, helping Marvin on the farm. She enjoyed gardening, cooking, sewing, crocheting, doing word finds, and especially taking care of her grandchildren. Marlene was a member of Christ Lutheran Church.

Marlene is survived by son Bruce (Pam) Marty of Columbus, son Russell Marty of Leigh, daughter Lynn (Phillip) Miller of Columbus, daughter Teri Marty of Columbus, son Dana Marty of Leigh; grandchildren Tyler (Megan) Marty of Leigh, Drew (Naomi) Marty of Columbus, April (Collin) Lewis of Lincoln, Whitney Marty of Columbus, Brandy Miller of Columbus; six great-grandchildren; sister-in-law Lucia Wacha of Columbus.

Marlene was preceded in death by parents Emil and Helen Wacha, husband Marvin Marty, brothers Gene and Fred Wacha, and sister Gail Groninger.

Condolences may be sent to www.gasshaney.com.

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