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Marlene June Humble

February 19, 1936 January 11, 2018
Marlene June Humble
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Obituary for Marlene June Humble

Marlene Humble, 81, of Iowa City, IA passed away Thursday Jan 11, 2018 at Mercy Hospital after a short illness. Born Feb 19, 1936, she graduated from St Mary’s High School in Iowa City. She was married to Neil Humble on Jun 27, 1953.

Marlene enjoyed camping and road trips with her late husband Neil. She attended Hawkeye basketball games with daughter Brenda and swap meets with son Doug. She and son Mark even tried hot- air ballooning. Marlene and her sister Phyllis also explored their family roots with a trip to Donegal, Ireland.

Marlene’s work history included Montgomery Ward Catalog Customer Service, U.S. Census Bureau and 6 years with the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

Marlene was preceded in death by husband Neil, parents George and Margaret Dohrer, son Brad Humble, brothers George and William Dohrer, sisters Phyllis Stepp and Carol Emerson, and grandchildren Abigail Buda and Michael Humble.

Marlene is survived by daughters Linda Humble, Omaha NE, Debra (Isidro) Ramirez, Santa Barbara CA, Brenda (Mart) McAreavy, Iowa City IA, sons Douglas Humble and Brent Humble, Iowa City IA, Mark Humble, North Glen CO, Gregory (Loretta) Humble, Ft Pierce FL, brother Robert Dohrer, Encinitas CA, grandchildren Rachel Lockhart, Rick Lockhart, Brent Buda, Adrienne Schlabach, Adam Miller, Amanda Fonteyne, Sean McAreavy, Krystal Goode, Kati Goode, Heather Humble, Neil Humble, Elizabeth Humble, and thirteen great-grandchildren.

Family will receive friends Monday Jan 15 from 4pm- 7pm at Lensing Funeral Home, 605 Kirkwood Avenue, Iowa City IA. A memorial service and committal will be held at a later date. Memorials are suggested to Iowa City Hospice, 1025 Wade St, Iowa City IA 52240.

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4:00 PM 1/15/2018 4:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 1/15/2018 7:00:00 PM
Lensing Funeral & Cremation Service -- Iowa City

605 Kirkwood Avenue
Iowa City, IA 52240

Lensing Funeral & Cremation Service -- Iowa City
605 Kirkwood Avenue Iowa City 52240 IA
United States

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Iowa City Hospice

1025 Wade Street
Iowa City, IA 52240

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