Lauriene E. Marzean

Lauriene E. Marzean of Alpena, passed away at home Sept. 12, 2020, after a long battle with Parkinson’s Disease, surrounded by her loving family. Lauriene Zamenski was born on March 5, 1937 in Alpena, Michigan to the late Stanley A. and Mildred (Jackowiak) Zamenski.

Lauriene married Francis “Fritz” Marzean at St. Mary’s Catholic Church on Aug. 11, 1956 with Msgr. Gatzke officiating. She worked as a secretary for many companies including Besser Company, SS Kresge, Title One Reading, Fischer Flack and Catholic Human Services where she retired after twenty years of service on May 1, 2006. She was a member of St. Mary’s Church, the St. Elizabeth Society, Rosary Society, Prayer Partners, Scrap Quilters and was an Eucharistic Minister at St. Mary’s. She enjoyed camping and traveling and was a friend to all: doing anything she could to help everyone. She loved spending time with and greatly enjoyed her family and especially her wonderful grandchildren.

Lauriene is survived by her children, Lynn ( Ron) Kelsey of Alpena, Lee (Marvis) Marzean, of Alpena, Laurie (Greg) Standen of Lachine and Gale (Brian) Hamann of Alpena. Also surviving are five grandchildren, Kori (Brian) Mischloney, Nicole (Ryan) Schian, Melissa (Justin) Smith, Ashley (Lyndon) Berry, Chad (Emily Smolinski) Standen and seven great grandchildren, Beau and Quinn Mischloney, Macie and Hudson Schian, Emily and Ella Smith and Rhett Berry. Two of her sisters survive, Rosalyn Suszek of Alpena and Lynda (Mrs. John) Tolin of Alpena, as well as Special friend, Harry Tolzdorf, and many nieces and nephews.

Her husband, Fritz, preceded her in death on Feb. 8, 2015. She was also preceded in death by her parents and brother, Stanley Thomas Zamenski.

Visitation for Lauriene will be held on Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2020 from 12 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Karpus-Hunter Funeral Home. A Memorial Service will begin at 7 p.m. Committal will be Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2020 at Holy Cross Cemetery beginning at 11 a.m. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that memorials be made to Hospice of Michigan or the Parkinson’s Association. Online condolences may be made at karpushuntercares.com.