Marlene Smith | 1932 - 2020 | Obituary

Marlene Smith
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Marlene Smith

January 23, 1932 - April 06, 2020

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Marlene J. Smith aged 87 of Saranac passed away April 6, 2020. She was born September 28, 1932 in Ionia the daughter of Kenneth and Beulah (Theisen) Harrington. Marlene married Floyd E. Smith September 30, 1950 in Grand Rapids. He preceded her in death April 12, 2014.

Marlene worked for Michigan Bell as an operator, after retirement she loved teaching and watching her grandchildren, great grandchildren and great great grandchildren. She enjoyed being with her family, watching sports and going to the casino. Marlene had a heart of Gold and was loved by all.

She is survived by her daughters; Sharon (Craig) Adgate of Saranac, Roxanne Lichte of Lowell. Grandchildren; Becky (Tim) Sloan of Saranac, Jason Conner and Tara Fuller of Belding, Alisha (Jake) Johnson of Saranac, Ryan Adgate and Nikki Haskins of Saranac. 11 great grandchildren and 3 great great grandchildren also survive. Brothers; Doug (Diane) Harrington of Saranac and Kendall Harrington and Sally Cloud of Lowell. Sisters; Betty Lacic of Lowell and Sandra (Jerry) Cook of Belding.

Preceding her death are her parents, husband, son in law David Lichte, sister Virginia Mazurkiewicz and brother Charles Harrington.

Private Services will be held for the family. Those wishing may make memorial contributions to Spectrum Health Hospice 750 Fuller Ave, NE Grand Rapids, MI 49503. Arrangements in care of Lake Funeral Home in Saranac. Online condolences may be made at

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