Marlene Lillian Lippold, age 74, of Rapid River passed away on Wednesday, September 23, 2020 at the Christian Park Village in Escanaba.
Marlene was born April 11, 1946 in Masonville, the daughter of William and Isabell (Deneau) Froberg. She attended school in Rapid River. She was united in marriage to Wayne Allen Lippold on January 25, 1964 in Rapid River. Marlene worked at Northern Michigan Rebuilders and Jack’s Restaurant and was a member of the Calvary Lutheran Church in Rapid River. She enjoyed spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren and also liked to cook, bake, crocheting and crafts and going to the casino.
Marlene is survived by her children, David (Beverly) Lippold of Rapid River, Kimberly (Larry) Grindle of White Pigeon, MI and Julie Lippold (Gina-friend) of Rapid River; grandchildren, Amy, Leslie, Kyle, Douglas, Casey, Michael, Bryce and Mason; 13 great grandchildren; siblings, Dennis (Marcella) Froberg, Richard Froberg, Robert (Nancy) Froberg and Lora Froberg, all of Rapid River; sister-in-law, Patsy Froberg of Rapid River; brother-in-law, Joe Rousseau of Gladstone and numerous nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Wayne, her parents, brothers, John, William and James Froberg and sisters, Alice Rousseau and Ruth “Nan” Froberg.
Memorial and graveside services for Marlene will be held in the spring of 2021.
The Lippold family is being assisted by the Skradski Funeral Home in Gladstone.