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Marlene M. Warren

December 24, 1946 — February 6, 2024


Marlene M. Warren, 77, of Richland, died February 6, 2024.  Marlene was born December 24, 1946 in Kalamazoo, MI to Bruce and Donna (Roberts) Warren. Marlene retired from Borgess Hospital after 40 years of administration service. She also worked at Bayview Gardens for over 20 years with her husband Ron Buck. She was a remarkable artist. Refurbishing and creating beautiful hand painted items.  Marlene enjoyed nature, being outdoors  and gardening. She was a devoted mother and grandmother. 

 Marlene is survived by her two children, Amy (Dale) Thiessen and Chadd (Lois) Buck; two grandchildren; Jacob and Hannah Thiessen. A sister, Wendy Molnar and niece, Karen (Len) Hyde.  She was preceded in death by her parents and sister, Barbara Petry.  Niece, Carol (Phil) Dalrymple.

Cremation has taken place and a graveside service to celebrate her life will be 1:00 p.m., Saturday, April 6th, 2024 at Prairie Home Cemetery in Richland.  In lieu of flowers please make Memorial donations in memory of Marlene to Gull Arbor Senior Living, 7788 E De Ave, Richland, MI 49083, for a garden memorial fund for residents to enjoy.  

Arrangements by the Farley Estes Dowdle Funeral Home & Cremation Care, Richland Chapel.  Personal messages for the family may be placed at

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Graveside Service

Saturday, April 6, 2024

Starts at 1:00 pm (Eastern time)

Prairie Home Cemetery

, Richland, MI 49083

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