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Marcene Albin

August 3, 1925 — July 22, 2016

Marcene Carrielyn Albin, 90, of Newton, died Friday (July 22, 2016) at the Via Christi Regional Medical Center-St. Francis Campus in Wichita.

She was born on August 3, 1925 in Newton, Ks., the daughter of Leslie Clayton and Sophia Jessie Haiber Phillips. After graduating from Newton High School Marcene attended Wichita State University where she studied music.

Marcene went to work for the Kansas Gas & Electric Company where she met Harley Wayne Albin. There were united in marriage on January 7, 1953 in Newton. They continued to live in Newton. Harley died on September 2, 2006.

Her mother had been a manager at Cunningham’s Store in Newton, Marcene would work with her there. She had also been an aide at Sunset Elementary.

She had been a longtime member of the First United Methodist Church and the Newton Chapter #5, Order of Eastern Star. Marcene also was a volunteer for the Salvation Army and the American Red Cross. For many years she sang for several weddings and funerals in the area.

Marcene is preceded in death by her parents; husband; twin infant sons Dwight and Duane; and brothers Woodrow and Gilbert Phillips.

Survivors include her two sons, Gary Albin and his wife Lesa of Andover, Mark Albin and his wife Amy of Hesston; and her grandchildren, Chet and Cassie Albin of Hesston, Andy and Jake Albin of Andover

Funeral services will be held at 10:00 A.M., Wednesday (July 27, 2016) at the Broadway Colonial Funeral Home. Interment will be in the Greenwood Cemetery in Newton.

Friends may call at the funeral home on Tuesday 1pm til 8pm where the family will receive friends between 6pm and 8pm.

A memorial has been established with the First United Methodist Church and the Salvation Army. Contributions may be sent to Broadway Colonial Funeral Home, 120 E. Broadway, Newton, Ks. 67114.

Arrangements are by Broadway Colonial Funeral Home, Newton.
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