Obituaries

Shirley Scott
B: 1947-12-07
D: 2019-12-15
View Details
Scott, Shirley
Clinton Goodenow
D: 2019-12-15
View Details
Goodenow, Clinton
George Hush
B: 1953-05-31
D: 2019-12-13
View Details
Hush, George
James Korman
B: 1942-03-20
D: 2019-12-12
View Details
Korman, James
Marian Vida
B: 1938-06-25
D: 2019-12-12
View Details
Vida, Marian
Gene Wheeler
B: 1937-12-10
D: 2019-12-10
View Details
Wheeler, Gene
Donald Davis
B: 1961-05-02
D: 2019-12-07
View Details
Davis , Donald
Sonja Bozek
B: 1936-02-27
D: 2019-12-03
View Details
Bozek, Sonja
Tina Mominee-Cox
B: 1973-08-08
D: 2019-12-01
View Details
Mominee-Cox, Tina
Ella Davenport
B: 1949-03-14
D: 2019-11-29
View Details
Davenport, Ella
Keith Gooch
B: 1963-01-17
D: 2019-11-28
View Details
Gooch, Keith
Michael Budnik
B: 1937-06-26
D: 2019-11-25
View Details
Budnik, Michael
Robert Merrill
B: 1950-04-05
D: 2019-11-21
View Details
Merrill, Robert
James Kelly
B: 1939-03-08
D: 2019-11-15
View Details
Kelly , James
David Sweet
B: 1952-11-25
D: 2019-11-15
View Details
Sweet, David
Natalie Hall
B: 1948-07-29
D: 2019-11-15
View Details
Hall, Natalie
Richard Engel
B: 1954-11-29
D: 2019-11-09
View Details
Engel , Richard
Neil Burkhead
B: 1974-07-24
D: 2019-11-09
View Details
Burkhead, Neil
Matthew Lippe
B: 1972-04-14
D: 2019-11-07
View Details
Lippe, Matthew
Eleanor Coburn
B: 1924-08-10
D: 2019-11-02
View Details
Coburn, Eleanor
Leo Hines
B: 1942-02-18
D: 2019-11-01
View Details
Hines, Leo

Search

Use the form above to find your loved one. You can search using the name of your loved one, or any family name for current or past services entrusted to our firm.

Click here to view all obituaries
Search Obituaries
P.O. Box 406, 165 W. Oak St.
HARRISON, MI 48625
Phone: (989) 539-7810
Fax:
Marlene Walraven

Marlene Mary Walraven (Naert)

Tuesday, August 31st, 1937 - Sunday, October 6th, 2019
Recommend this to your friends.
Share via:

Sign in to the Family Interactive Login

The Family Interactive feature enhances An Amazing Life. Authorized family members can securely access their loved one's memorial website settings at any time.

Share Book of Memories with a Friend

Please enter the name and email details so that we can send your friend a link to the online tribute. No names or addresses will be collected by using this service.

Email Sent

Your email has been sent.

To share your memory on the wall of Marlene Walraven, sign in using one of the following options:

Sign in with Facebook

OR

Or sign in with your email address

Your condolence has been submitted for approval. There may be a delay before posting.

Provide comfort for the family of Marlene Walraven with a meaningful gesture of sympathy.

No Thanks

Contact Funeral Home

Please enter your question / comment below:

Email Sent

Your email has been sent.

Send Flowers
Guaranteed hand delivery by a local florist

Obituary

Marlene Mary Walraven 82 of Harrison passed away Sunday, October 6, 2019 at MidMichigan Medical Center-Midland. Marlene was born August 31, 1937 in Quanicasee, Michigan, the daughter of Henry Archie Naert and Alice Mary (Houthoofd) Naert. Marlene graduated from Akron High School, Akron, Michigan in 1955. Marlene was united in marriage to a handsome young man by the name of William “Bill” J. Walraven on June 29, 1957 in Essexville, Michigan. Marlene and Bill moved to Harrison in 1963, coming from Essexville, where they would eventually open the family business; Walravens Country Gardens Fruit Market of Harrison. Marlene and Bill operated the business together with their children and grandchildren for over fifty years together, until Bill passed away on June 13, 2013. Marlene continued to have an integral part of the business until her passing.
Mrs. Walraven was a faithful member of St. Athanasius Catholic Church, Harrison for fifty-six years. When she wasn’t working endless days at the market, Marlene enjoyed floral gardening, canning fruits and vegetables, trips to the family cabin on Dodge Lake, Manistique, Michigan, where many memories and stories were made. Her greatest passion in later years, was spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Surviving Marlene are her four loving children; Judy Heintz and close friend Dan Barclay of Harrison, Barb Henry and close friend Stacey Budd of Harrison, Tim Walraven and wife Deb also of Harrison and Bill Walraven and wife Raye of Harrison, eleven grandchildren; James Henry and fiancé Shawna Allsop, Marvin Heintz and wife Carrie, Judy Pomerville and husband Justin, Sally Ann Llaurado and husband Ricky, Michael Henry and wife Tyler, William Walraven and girlfriend Kourtney Krchmar, Kyle Walraven and girlfriend Zee Boussi, Timothy Henry, Jessica Walraven and fiancée Jake Stocking, Jake Walraven and girlfriend Jen Erickson and Justice Walraven, seventeen great-grandchildren; Shayla, Seth, Hayley, Blaine, Talon, Mason, Cara, Nathan, Mara, Michael, Myles, Jace, Jaxson, Adalyn, Raylee, Wyatt and Carson, one sister, Nancy Willett and husband Bob of Fairgrove, Michigan, plus many nieces, nephews and extended family members. Marlene also was preceded in death by her parents and one brother, Henry Naert.
A Funeral Mass for Mrs. Walraven will be held Thursday, October 10, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. from St. Athanasius Catholic Church, 310 South Broad Street, Harrison with Monsignor Francis B. Koper officiating. Visitation will take place Wednesday, October 9, 2019 from 5:30-9:00 p.m. at Stocking Funeral Home, Harrison with prayer services beginning at 7:00 p.m. Burial will be in St. Athanasius Catholic Cemetery, Harrison. Memorial gifts in memory of Marlene may be considered to: Clare County Senior Services. To share an online memory or condolence with Marlene’s family, please visit: www.stockingfuneralhome.com. Arrangements for Mrs. Walraven are entrusted with Stocking Funeral Home, Harrison (989) 539-7810.
Read Less

To send flowers in memory of Marlene Mary Walraven (Naert), please visit our Heartfelt Sympathies Store.

Service Details

  • Visitation

    Wednesday, October 9th, 2019 | 5:30pm - 9:00pm
    When
    Wednesday, October 9th, 2019 5:30pm - 9:00pm
    Location
    Stocking Funeral Home
    Address
    165 W. Oak St.
    HARRISON, MI 48625
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Prayer Service will be held at 7:00 p.m.
  • Service

    Thursday, October 10th, 2019 | 10:00am
    When
    Thursday, October 10th, 2019 10:00am
    Location
    St. Athanasius Catholic Church
    Address
    310 S. Broad St.
    HARRISON, MI
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Officiant
    Monsignor Francis B.Koper
  • Interment

    Location
    St. Athanasius Catholic Cemetery
    Address
    Harrison
    HARRISON, MI
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Reception

    Location
    St. Athanasius Catholic Church
    Address
    310 S. Broad Street
    HARRISON, MI 48625
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email

Condolences

We encourage you to share your most beloved memories of Marlene here, so that the family and other loved ones can always see it. You can upload cherished photographs, or share your favorite stories, and can even comment on those shared by others.

Private Condolence
Flowers
Kristi Buccilli & Gerry Barillas and Bill & Theresa Druding have sent flowers to the family of Marlene Mary Walraven (Naert).
Guaranteed hand delivery by a local florist
PS

Paul Schell

Posted at 07:03pm
One of the nicest people I have ever had the privilege to meet.
To all of the Walraven family. I am so sorry for your loss.
Paul and Mindy Schell.

Nancy Vargo Austin

Posted at 12:36pm
So sorry for the loss of your Grandmother, she was a beautiful woman and missed by many. With our parents and grandparents gone we can all relate to your sadness. That last hug and last cup of coffee, the last real laugh are gone but she has left you all with loving and sweet memories that will make you smile forever. Amen
RW

Ron Walraven

Posted at 05:21pm
Please know you're in my thoughts and prayers. My sincerest condolences for your great loss. I'll never forget Aunt Marlene. - Ron Walraven Las Vegas

Beverly Kline

Posted at 08:11am
I am so sorry for your loss I loved her and she was so good to me when I work for her she was the best.
CB

Carol (McAulay) Barlage

Posted at 09:18pm
To The Walraven Family: Just heard about Marlene, was really shocked had recently heard she was doing better. So sorry for your loss. As you know death leaves a heartache, no one can heal; but love leaves a memory no one can steal. She will be remembered as one of Harrison's finest Matriarchs.
Loading...

Photos & Videos

Photo Album