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March 7, 1935 - April 28, 2017

Marlene was born in Mabel on March 7, 1935 to Ray and Edna (Holland) Kingsbury.  She was baptized and confirmed in Mabel.  She graduated from the Mabel High School in 1953.  On October 29, 1955, she married Lloyd Ranzenberger at the Mabel First Lutheran Church.  They lived in Kenosha, Wisconsin for over 30 years where Lloyd was employed by American Motors.  During those years she babysat and was a school crossing guard.  In 1990 they moved to Spring Grove and she lived there until 2005 when she moved back to Mabel.

Marlene was very creative and loved to paint and crochet.  She loved spending time with family and friends, especially her friend Eleanor McConnell. She loved children and dogs, and is missed by her dog, Shadow.

Marlene passed away Friday, April 28, 2017 at the Green Lea Senior Living in Mabel at the age of 82.

Marlene is survived by close cousins Carol Eng, Bonnie McGarvey, Roger Faa, Chuck Holland, and many other cousins, nieces, and nephews.  She was preceded in death by her husband Lloyd, and her parents Ray and Edna Kingsbury.

Funeral services will be 11 AM Tuesday, May 2, 2017 at the Mabel First Lutheran Church in Mabel, Minnesota with the Rev. Elliott Malm officiating.  Burial will be in the Evergreen Cemetery in Caledonia.  Visitation will be 5 – 7 PM Monday at the Mengis Funeral Home in Mabel and one hour prior to services at the church.

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