Pekin - Marlene May Youle, 77, of Pekin, passed away at 10:38 a.m. Tuesday, May 4, 2021 at Pekin Manor.
She was born September 4, 1943 in Pekin to John and Florence (Boyer) Ruth, Jr. She was preceded in death by her parents and one daughter, Leigh Ann Helensmith.
Surviving are one daughter, Gayle Supriano of Pekin; her ex son-in-law, Dave Supriano of Pekin; one brother, Vernon Ruth of Green Valley; one sister, Sandra (Darwin) Klingenberg of Hot Springs Village, Arkansas and several nieces and nephews.
Marlene worked at Caterpillar, Inc. in management in East Peoria for 30 years before retiring in 1999.
She thoroughly enjoyed collecting and selling antiques, shopping, gardening and watching NASCAR, especially anything Ford related.
Her funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, May 15, 2021 at Preston-Hanley Funeral Homes & Crematory in Pekin. Pastor Steve Weber will officiate. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the funeral home. Guidelines regarding social distancing and wearing of masks will be followed. Burial will be at Green Valley Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be given to Tazewell Animal Protective Society, 100 TAPS Lane, Pekin, Illinois 61554.
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