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“Dear Friend I was so uplifted when you called me last year, The call resulted in visits and happy memories of our early years. Love Margie ”
1 of 7 | Posted by: Marguerite Hall - Kalamazoo, MI

“Hello distant family members Kent and Mark. So very sorry to hear of your mom's passing! We just went through the same in April with our Mom!It's a...Read More »
2 of 7 | Posted by: Dave Furlott - Marquette, MI

“We want to extend our deepest sympathy to your family in the loss of your mother/in-law. Our thoughts and prayers will be with you as you walk this...Read More »
3 of 7 | Posted by: Dawn Crawford - Pittsford, MI

“Bob and I got to know Larry and Marlene going to McDonalds and also finding out we were neighbors at Glenmoor Village. She and I could talk for...Read More »
4 of 7 | Posted by: Bob and Edie Eifler - MI

“Kent, Sandie & family. Our deepest sympathy to all of you in the death of your mom, mother-in-law, and grandmother. May all of your cherished...Read More »
5 of 7 | Posted by: Jean & Paul Kline - Battle Creek, MI

“Many wonderful memories growing up next door to Marlene, Lawrence, Mark, and Kent. Marlene was a sweet and wonderful lady. I will always remember...Read More »
6 of 7 | Posted by: Anita Millard LaRose - Lakeview, AR

“Marlene was a wonderful neighbor and friend. We lived across the street from her for the past three years and it has been great getting to know her....Read More »
7 of 7 | Posted by: Mike and Angie Disher - MI

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Marlene Fay Curtis, 84, of Battle Creek, died peacefully July 13, 2018 with her family by her side. Marlene was born September 22, 1933 in St. Ignace to Levi and Berniece (Mason) Furlott.

Marlene graduated from Battle Creek Central High School. She married her high school sweetheart, Lawrence Curtis, in 1950 and was a devoted wife and mother. She was inventive, creative, and enjoyed a variety of arts and crafts. She took pride in being neat and organized and had a very quick wit. In recent years, Marlene was a volunteer at Bronson Battle Creek Hospital. She belonged to the Beta Sigma Phi Sorority for many years and enjoyed the dear friendships she had with her sorority sisters.

Marlene is survived by her two sons, Mark (Margaret) Curtis of Big Rapids and Kent (Sandie) Curtis of Kalamazoo; her grandchildren, Aaron Curtis, Leah Lytle, Deanna Curtis and Kendra (Jason) DeYoung; great-grandchildren, Jessica and Justine Lytle, Lauren, Anna and Charlotte DeYoung; a brother, Lawrence Furlott; a sister, Connie (Furlott) Mayer and a cousin, Jewelle Jacobs, who was like a sister to her.

Marlene was preceded in death by her husband, Lawrence, in 2015; a sister, Rita (Furlott) Pemble and two brothers, Matthew Furlott and George Furlott.

Funeral services to celebrate Marlene's life will be held 11:00 a.m., Tuesday, July 17, 2018 at the Farley Estes Dowdle Funeral Home & Cremation Care, officiated by Rev. Kelly Hadlich. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service, starting at 10:00 a.m. Interment will follow at Memorial Park Cemetery. Personal messages for the family may be placed at