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Marlene Luse

Marlene May Luse, 77, of Sioux City, passed away Wednesday, February 19, 2020, at a local care facility.

Services were held at 7 p.m. Monday, Feb. 24 at Meyer Brothers Morningside Chapel, with visitation from 5-7 p.m., all at the chapel. The Rev. Roger Madden officiated. Interment was in Kingsley City Cemetery. Online condolences can be expressed at

Marlene was born August 21, 1942 in Cushing, Iowa to Walter and Ruth (Barns) Conner. She attended school in Lawton, Iowa.

She married Kenneth Luse and they were married for 14 years. They later divorced.

Shortly afterwards, Marlene earned her GED and CNA license through Western Iowa Technical Community College. She worked as an in-home CNA for many years.

Marlene enjoyed listening to Elvis Presley, attending country music concerts, and eating out at restaurants.

She was the social butterfly of her family; she spent much of her time visiting members of her family. She also enjoyed spending time at Siouxland Center for Active Generations and walking around town.

Those left to honor her memory are her sisters, Pauline (Ron) Warstler and Donna Griep, both of Sioux City; her niece, Kelli (Tim) Hesse of Sioux City; her nephew, David Griep of Sioux City; and many great-nieces and great-nephews.

Marlene was preceded in death by her parents and her brother-in-law, Duane Griep.

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