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Marlene L (Huston) Genzler

July 13, 1937 ~ August 29, 2023 (age 86) 86 Years Old


Marlene L. Genzler, age 86, went to be with the Lord on August 29th, 2023 at her home in Crestview, FL.  She was born on July 13th, 1937 in Pleasant Grove, Iowa.  She is the daughter of Laura Christine Bentjen and Benjamin Walter Huston.  On Dec. 22nd, 1945 she married Virgil D. Genzler.  They were married for 55 years until Virgil’s passing in 2009.

She is survived by 3 daughters, Gina Marie Keeper (Spouse is Terry L. Keeper – deceased) Forest City, Iowa, Lisa Kay Meggars - Crestview, FL and Melinda Sue Ewers- Pensacola, FL.  She is also survived by 13 Grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren.  She was preceded in death by her husband Virgil, 2 children, Lori Genzler and Daniel Genzler two sisters Donna Detrempe and Theresa Huston, and one brother, Jack Huston.

Marlene lived her life for Jesus and her family.  Marlene raised her family and then went back to school.  Graduating Summa Cum Laude from Troy State in 1989 with a Bachelor of Science Degree.  In 1994 she received a Master of Science in Nursing degree and was inducted into the Honor Society of Nursing.

A time of visitation will be held Friday, Sept. 8th, at McLaughlin Mortuary in Ft. Walton Beach, FL between the hours of 10:00 and 11:00 am with a service to follow at the mortuary, Mike DeTrempe officiating.  All are welcome to participate.  Burial will follow at Beal Memorial Cemetery in Fort Walton Beach.  Arrangements are entrusted to McLaughlin Mortuary, 17 Chestnut Ave, Ft. Walton Bch.  


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September 8, 2023

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
McLaughlin Mortuary of Fort Walton Beach

Celebration of Life
September 8, 2023

11:00 AM
McLaughlin Mortuary of Fort Walton Beach


Beal Memorial Cemetery, Fort Walton Beach, Florida


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