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Marlene V. Howe

October 17, 1935 — December 29, 2023

Sun Prairie

Marlene V. Howe

Sun Prairie, WI – Marlene V. Howe, age 88, passed away peacefully at St. Mary’s Hospital on Friday, December 29, 2023.

Marlene was a lifelong resident of Sun Prairie. Marlene was married 68 years to her departed high school sweetheart, Thomas F. Howe. Together they raised 6 children. Debbie (Joe Wineke, Verona) Jeff (Margaret Blaska, Atlanta), Karen (Ron Blawusch), Kathy (Jim Faltersack), Linda Grand Rapids, MI and Bill (Michelle Fedkenheuer). Marlene has 15 grandchildren and 13 great grandchildren. Marlene was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, and great grandmother. 

Marlene partnered with Tom as secretary and treasurer of Howe Plumbing Company for 43 years. The business provided plumbing installation and services for many Sun Prairie residents and small commercial businesses. Marlene was a lifelong member of Sacred Hearts Church. Marlene volunteered her time and talent for many years to St. Ann’s Society and St. Mary’s hospital.

Visitation will be from 3:00-6:00 PM on Monday January 8, 2023, at CRESS FUNERAL HOME, 1310 EMERALD TERRACE, SUN PRAIRIE, WI. 53590.  Mass of Christian Burial and graveside services at Sacred Hearts will be private family only. In leu of flowers, the family is requesting all donations be made payable to the Alzheimer’s Dementia Alliance of WI. 4600 American Pkwy Ste. 103, Madison, WI 53718

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1310 Emerald Terrace, Sun Prairie

(608) 837-9054

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