Marlene Edna (Karst) Becker-Steinle

8/6/2014

Marlene Edna (Karst) Becker-Steinle, 88, Russell, died Sunday, Aug. 3, 2014, at Russell Regional Hospital.

Marlene Edna (Karst) Becker-Steinle, 88, Russell, died Sunday, Aug. 3, 2014, at Russell Regional Hospital.

She was born Jan. 5, 1926, in Galatia to Oscar and Amelia (Dumler) Karst. She attended grade school at Sunflower Rural School. She then attended Great Bend High School and Russell High School, graduating from Russell in 1944.

She married Marvin Becker on Aug. 18, 1946, in Milberger. He preceded her in death in 1983. She later married Eugene Steinle, who preceded her in death in 2001.

She was a homemaker and worked at Russell Regional Hospital as a CNA.

Survivors include her five children, Stephan Becker, Junction City, Anita Ward, Paola, Michael Becker and Laura Thomas, both of Russell, and Paul Becker, Galatia; 11 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; three nephews and one niece.

Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at United Emmanuel Lutheran Church, Milberger; burial will follow at the Milberger Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday at Pohlman-Varner-Peeler Mortuary, with the family present to greet friends from 6 to 7 p.m.

A memorial fund has been established with United Emmanuel Lutheran Church.

Memorials and condolences may be sent to Pohlman-Varner-Peeler Mortuary, which is in charge of arrangements.