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Ardys Marlene Royce Klingner

May 2, 1943 - March 13, 2024

Ardys Marlene Royce Klingner Ardys Marlene Royce Klingner
    March 24, 2024 | 1:00 to 4:00 P.M.
  • Yurs Funeral Home
    405 E. Main Street
    St. Charles, IL 60174
  • Funeral Service
  • March 25, 2024 | 10:30 A.M.
  • Yurs Funeral Home
    405 E. Main Street
    St. Charles, Illinois 60174
  • Burial Location
    Prairie Cemetery

Ardys Marlene Royce Klingner, age 80 of Geneva, formerly of St Charles and West Chicago (Oak Meadows) in Wayne Township, IL. died March 13, 2024.

She was born May 2, 1943, in St. Charles the daughter of Fred and Vivian Beebe Royce.

Marlene was a 1961 graduate of St. Charles High School and attended Elgin Community College. While in high school she worked at Carlson’s Pastry Shop in St. Charles where she met her future husband, Carl. After graduation, she was employed by U.S. Printing in St. Charles until she started her family. She returned to the workforce when her girls were in school working part-time at Wayne School,  Mc Dade and Co. in Carol Stream, and finally for Yurs Funeral Home in St. Charles retiring after 25 years of service.

Marlene enjoyed traveling and has traveled to all 50 states and 12 foreign countries. She enjoyed camping with her grandsons “The Loves of Her Life” and nothing gave her more pleasure than spending time with them, camping and vacations and holidays.

Survivors include her two daughters; Carlene Corsello of St Charles IL, and Kelly (Dennis) Chmielewski of Lake in The Hills, IL, and four Grandkids; James Carl and Joseph Dennis “Joey” Chmielewski, Bradley and Laura Chmielewski, one Brother Ron Royce of Michigan, and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her loving husband Carl, and sister Jan Johnsen.

Funeral Services will be held at 10:30 A.M. March 25th at Yurs Funeral Home, 405 E. Main Street, St Charles IL. 60174, Rev. Steve Miller will officiate. Burial will be in Prairie Cemetery, St. Charles. Visitation will be March 24th 1-4:00 P.M. at Yurs Funeral Home.


Sue Mercer from Geneva, IL

"I have known Marlene and enjoyed her company for the past several years as a fellow resident of The Reserve Of Geneva. I hope her family will find peace and comfort in each other, and in the memories of her that they share."

Argento Family from Canton, GA

"Life is filled with many things, i.e., friendships, lasting memories, and love of those that helped shape our lives. There is no doubt that your mother (Marlene) & father (Carl) were and have been part of that for each of us. As much as the loss your mother has on us, we take solace in God, placing us in her life and being honored with the blessings she brought us all. With all our love, The Argento Family"

Kimberley Zavala from Ripon , CA

"I'm going to miss you so much. You were a beautiful person. I feel peace knowing that you are now in heaven with your sister. Love your niece Kimberly Zavala"

Lorna Cahoon from Augusta, GA

"Til we meet again my dear friend. Knowing you for over 60 tears has been a blessing to me. We enjoyed many times together in Oak Mwadows West Chicago, Illinois. Me and my family send prayers to your family and friends. You were my son Randy's god mother. He sends his love and condolences to the family. May God give the family peace and love."

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