ASHTON — Marlene A. Larson 75, of Ashton, passed away July 11, 2013 at KSB Hospital Dixon.
She was born on May 10, 1938 to the late Adolf and Alvina Kuffle in Spring Valley. She graduated from St. Anthony’s Nursing Program in Rockford. She married Ron on Sept. 19, 1959 in Walton.
She worked for St Anthony’s Medical Center and Rochelle Community Hospital before joining her husband, Ron, at Ron’s Food Market in Ashton.
She liked to vacation and fish up north in Wisconsin, and she loved going to her grandchildren and later her great-grandchildren’s sporting events.
She is survived by her husband, Ron; son, Jeff (Susan) Larson; daughter, Vicki (James) Essex, all of Ashton; two sisters, Janice (Donald) Reinhold of Franklin Grove, and Leanne (Dale) Vesta of Sycamore. She also leaves behind precious grandchildren, Patrick, Alyssa, Michael and Alisyn, and precious great-grandchildren, Mason and Noah.
Visitation will be Sunday, July 14 from 2 to 6 p.m. at the Beverage – Lyons Family Funeral Home, 601 Richardson St., Ashton. Funeral services will be held Monday, July 15 at 11 a.m. at St. John’s Lutheran Church Ashton, with a visitation one hour prior to the service at the Church, with Rev. Jonathan Black officiating. Interment to follow at the Ashton Cemetery Ashton.