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Marlene Stapleford


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Marlene Stapleford Obituary
Marlene Stapleford July 10, 1937 - November 7, 2017 San Diego Marlene Stapleford passed away on Tuesday, November 7th after a long battle with Parkinson's disease. Born in Bellingham, Washington, she moved to Riverside, California, where she met her husband of 39 years, Bob Stapleford. They eventually settled in San Diego, raised a family, and set out on adventures ranging from dream trips to New England and New Zealand as well as cruises to Mexico and Catalina aboard their beloved sailboat, The Tranquility. Marlene was a cancer survivor, a longtime supporter of the San Diego Zoological Society, and a member of St. Catherine Labour Church in addition to Mission Bay and Southwestern Yacht Clubs. She is survived by her children, Kileen, Kevin and Karin and grandchildren, Katarina, Kelli, Kreig and Julia. Loved ones are attending a mass to be said in her name at St. Catherine's on Sunday, November 19th at 11am.
Published in The San Diego Union Tribune on Nov. 12, 2017
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