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Marleen E. Morken

December 12, 1933 - June 11, 2023

Marleen E. Morken, 89, of Spring Grove, Minnesota died, Sunday, June 11, 2023 at the Stewartville Care Center.

Marleen was born December 12, 1933 in Spring Grove to Martin and Gilma (Treangen) Dragvold.  She attended different country and public schools before graduating from Houston High School.  On October 29, 1955 she married George Morken at the Stone Church near Houston. They resided in Spring Grove. Marleen had worked at Worrall Hospital in Rochester, Control Data in Spring Grove, the Green Lea Manor in Mabel, Tweeten Care Center in Spring Grove, and then did home health care in the Spring Grove area.

She was member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Spring Grove. She and George were also members of the Old Style Auto Club. She enjoyed watching the Minnesota Twins, baking, trips to the casino, and garage sales.

Marleen is survived by her five children Nancy (Steve) Welper of Rochester, Minnesota, Laurie Peck of Jordan, Minnesota, Wayne of Jordan, Minnesota, Gary (Sue) of Mabel, Minnesota, and Lisa (Rod Foltz) of Cresco, Iowa; a sister Lynda Gorder, eleven grandchildren; many great grandchildren; and great-great-grandchildren.  She was preceded in death by her husband, George; her parents; a brother, Gerald Dragvold; sisters Helen Valadez, Evelyn Jonak, and Charlotte LaBonne; a son-in-law Robin Peck; and great grandson Dylan Delaney.

Memorial service will be 11 AM, Tuesday, June 20, at the Trinity Lutheran Church in Spring Grove.  Visitation will be 5 -7 PM Monday, June 19th at the Trinity Lutheran Church and one hour prior to services at the church on Tuesday. Burial will be in the State Veteran’s Cemetery in Preston on Tuesday at 3 PM. Memorials are preferred to Season’s Hospice, 1696 Greenview Dr. SW, Rochester MN  55902.

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