Marlene Marie (Hoffman) Chambers, 75, of Glenwood, died Oct. 17, 2012, in Glenwood. Funeral services were Saturday, Oct. 20, 2012, at Trinity Lutheran Church in Glenwood. Rev. Seth Kaiser officated. Interment was in the Glenwood Cemetery. Peterson Mortuary was in charge of arrangements. Memorials may be made to the Trinity Lutheran Church or Hospice With Heart in Glenwood.
Marlene was born Dec. 2, 1936, in Council Bluffs to Ed and Elnore (Rohrberg) Hoffman. She married Larry Lee Chambers Nov. 3, 1957, in Glenwood. To this union three children were born, Lori, Lynette and Lee. Marlene was employed with the Glenwood Resource Center as a pharmacy assistant until her retirement. She was a faithful member of the Trinity Lutheran Church and held many offices there. She also belonged to the Ladies Aid, LWML and Social Ministry Committee.
Marlene was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She loved attending her grandchildren's sporting and musical events. Everyone took pleasure in her cooking, especially her baked goods. She enjoyed fishing with Larry and adored all of her cats. Marlene maintained her sense of humor throughout her entire life and will be dearly missed by all who knew and loved her.
Preceding Marlene in death were her parents, infant daughter, Lynette, brother, Richard and wife Elsie Hoffman and great-grandson, Braydin Eckler. She is survived by her husband, Larry Chambers; children, Lori and husband Gordon Woodrow; Lee and wife Denise Chambers all of Glenwood; five grandchildren; one great-grandchild; extended relatives and many friends.