ELLINWOOD — Marlene K. Robl, 79, died March 20 at Promise Regional Medical Center in Hutchinson. She was born Dec. 27, 1931, at Spearville, the daughter of Wilbert "Bill" and Irene (Kern) Schawe. A homemaker, she had been an Ellinwood resident since 1956, coming from Great Bend.
She was a loving mother and grandmother, devoting her life to her family.
Survivors include seven sons, Vince Robl and wife Terry of Broken Arrow, Okla., Lawrence Robl and wife Norma of Ellinwood, Dale Robl and wife Judy of Salina, Quentin Robl and wife Christine of Salina, Phillip Robl and wife Cassindra of Wichita, Mark Robl and wife Sally of Coweta, Okla., and Charles Robl of Ellinwood; one daughter, Rita Angione and husband Jeffrey of Morrisville, Vt.; two sisters, Merna Dilldine of Craig, Colo., and Rosemary Robl and husband Roy of Ellinwood; two brothers, Ronald A. Schawe of Great Bend, and David A. Schawe and wife Jan of Dallas, Texas; 25 grandchildren, Justin, Lucas and wife Amie, Kimber, Brad and wife Kala, Chris and wife Dana, Lisa and husband Josh, Nick, Jennifer and husband Chris, Stephanie, Kaitlyn, Alex, Peter and wife Sarah, Jordan, Adam, Jill, Megan, Jared, Tanner, Garret, Olivia, Seppe, Mia, Louis, Katie, and Brady; and 16 great-grandchildren, Ashlyn, Hailey, Tyler, Keaton, Taryn, Brayden, Taegan, Landon, Caleb, Connor, Ethan, Isaiah, Abby, Kenna, Isaac and Ryan.
Rosary will be at 7 p.m., Wednesday at Bryant Funeral Home in Great Bend. Funeral Service will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Josh Wesner officiating. Visitation will be from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Memorials are suggested to Sunflower Diversified Services Foundation, in care of the funeral home. Condolences may be sent and notice viewed at www.bryantfh.net.
Funeral arrangements provided by
Bryant Funeral Home*
1425 Patton Road
Great Bend, KS 67530
Great Bend (Kan.) Tribune, March 22, 2011