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Marlene D. Edens

Marlene D. Edens

October 16, 2016

Marlene D. Edens age 77 of Menomonie, died Sunday October 16, 2016 at her home in Menomonie.

She was born in September 30, 1939 in Geddies, South Dakota.  She was the daughter of Ernest and Myrtle (Lundin) Leitzke and grew up in South Dakota.  In her early adult years she lived and worked in northern Minnesota and California.  Marlene retuned to the Minneapolis area.  She married Thomas Edens.  They lived in Woodville, WI before moving to Menomonie in 1973.  Marlene worked for MarketPlace Foods for a short time before working in food service at the University of Wisconsin-Stout.

Marlene is survived by her son, Eric Edens of Menomonie, step children, Gloria (Marshall) Johnson, Dan (Amy) Edens, Michael Edens, Denise Medrano; two brothers, Loren (Sophie) Leitzke of Ipswich, SD, Lee (Mary) Leitzke of Caldwell Idaho, one sister, Lorraine Stroup of  Hilsboro, Oregon.

She is preceded in death by her parents, husband Thomas in 2005, and a brother Arthur Leitzke.

No formal services are planned at this time.