Marlene Mary Lauber, age 82 of Covington, passed away Sunday, May 19, 2019 at Miami Valley Hospital, Dayton. She was born May 2, 1937 in Sidney to the late Roy and Irene (Elsass) Wendel.
Marlene is survived by her husband of 60 years Joseph Lauber; children Joseph Lauber II of Covington, Jeffrey Lauber of Covington, Diana Scheib (Robert) of Pleasant Hill, Michelle Murphy (Brian) of Troy, and Lisa Meredith (Michael) of Troy; grandchildren Erica Lauber Weidle (Justin), Joseph Lauber III, Rachel Lauber, Jacob Lauber, Elizabeth Scheib Taylor (James), Christian Scheib, Michael Scheib (Abbie), Nicole Murphy, Evan Murphy, Lauren Meredith, Sophie Meredith, and Claire Meredith; great-grandchildren Ruby Taylor, Charlie Taylor, Max Weidle, and Luke Weidle; brothers William Wendel of Covington and Jimmy Wendel (Jan) of Bradford; brother-in-law Robert Lauber (Janet) of Tarpon Springs, FL; as well as dear friend Bea Cook.
She was preceded in death by sister Ruthie DeMars and brother Dick Wendel.
Marlene was a graduate of Holy Angels High School in Sidney. She was co-owner of Lauber’s Meat Market and Expressions of the Home, both of Troy. Marlene’s passion in life was her family and she loved spending time with them. Her hobbies included gardening, decorating, and Bible study.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held 11:00AM Friday, May 24, 2019 at St. Teresa Catholic Church in Covington with Rev. Fr. James Duell officiating. Friends and family may call to Fisher-Cheney Funeral Home from 6:00PM-8:00PM Thursday, May 23. Interment will be in Riverside Cemetery, Troy.