BETHANY, MO: Marlene Sternquist, 86, Bethany, MO, passed away August 31, 2018 at Crestview Home, Bethany, MO.
Marlene was born April 7, 1932 in Evansville, MN, the daughter of Alfred and Lillian (Elvrim) Johnson.
On April 7, 1953 she married G.L. Sternquist in Alexandria, MN. He preceded her in death on July 2, 1994. She was also preceded in death by her parents; one sister; and several aunts and uncles.
Marlene worked as a salesperson at Mariannes Fashions and the Lois Smith Shop in Bethany, before she retired.
Survivors include her son, Dr. Greg Sternquist, Anchorage, Alaska; daughter, Terri (Joe) Holderness, Bethany, MO; granddaughters, Gina and Lisa Holderness; great-granddaughter, Audrey Burrows; 2 brothers, Manley (Helen) Johnson and Wayne (Bonnie) Johnson both of Alexandria, MN.
Private family services will be held at a later date in Alexandria, MN. Marlene has been cremated under the direction of Roberson Funeral Home, Bethany, MO. Online condolences may be left at www.robersonfuneralhome.com.