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MARCELENE MARY SOEST, 93, of Fort Wayne, passed away on Thursday, June 7, 2018, at Lutheran Life Villages. Born July 31, 1924, in Fort Wayne, she was a daughter of the late Cyril and Marie (Bobay) Reuille. She was a member of Bethlehem Lutheran Church. She volunteered for Firefighters Auxiliary, Lutheran Life Villages for 55 years, Associated Church's Food Bank, and several other community organizations. Marcelene is survived by her children, James (JoAnne) Soest, Nannette (David) McGuigan and Michael Soest; six grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and sister, Donna Morris. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Robert Soest; and sisters, Georgiana Leazier and Norma Bultemeier. Funeral service is 11 a.m. Thursday, June 14, 2018, at Bethlehem Lutheran Church, 3705 S. Anthony Blvd., Fort Wayne (IN 46806), with visitation one hour prior. Visitation also from 3 to 5 p.m. Wednesday, June 13, 2018, at Lutheran Life Villages Chapel, 6723 S. Anthony Blvd., Fort Wayne (IN 46816), and from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, June 13, 2018, at Klaehn, Fahl & Melton Funeral Home, 6424 Winchester Road, Fort Wayne (IN 46819). Burial will follow at Lindenwood Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Bethlehem Lutheran Church or Lutheran Life Villages.

Published in Fort Wayne Newspapers on June 10, 2018
Arrangements under the direction of:
Klaehn, Fahl, Melton Funeral Home
6424 Winchester Road | Fort Wayne, IN 46819 | (260) 424-1525
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