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Marlene Collette Duppong was born February 14, 1952, in Des Moines, Iowa, to Howard Jennings Daughenbaugh and Margaret Josephine Willoughby Daughenbaugh. She died Tuesday, July 2, 2024, in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, at the age of 72 years. Marlene was reared and educated in Des Moines and was a graduate of Abraham Lincoln High School. She was married September 16, 1972, in Des Moines, to Robert “Bob” Duppong. Upon making there home in Oklahoma, Marlene became an active member of St. Henry Catholic Church in Owasso. She taught preschool from the 1980’s into the 1990’s, and was known as Miss Marlene. She was also involved with the Women’s Club of St. Henry’s.
Marlene loved taking care of her grandkids, who affectionately knew her as “Grandma”. She was well known for her famous sugar cookies and enjoyed making them for everyone and for every occasion, so much so, she was referred to as the Cookie Queen.

Those she leaves behind who hold many cherished memories include:

Her loving husband of over 51 years; Bob, of the home
Children; Sara Wilson and husband David, of Owasso, Oklahoma
Laura Duppong, of Tulsa, Oklahoma
Julie Nesterenko and husband Andrey, of Owasso, Oklahoma
Grandchildren; Derek, Alex, and Collette Bateman, of Tulsa, Oklahoma
Garrett King, of Owasso, Oklahoma
Anton Nesterenko, of Owasso Oklahoma
Siblings; Herbie Daughenbaugh and wife Debbie
Nadine Walker
Dale Daughenbaugh and Becky
Norman Daughenbaugh and wife Donna
Irene Spuehler and husband Dave
Mark Daughenbaugh and wife Peggy
And a host of nieces, nephews, and other relatives and friends
She was preceded in death by her parents, Howard and Margaret Daughenbaugh, and siblings, Betty, Howard Jr., Charles, Roy, Gale, and Jimmy.
A visitation will be held starting at 5:00 p.m. followed by a Rosary Prayer service will be held 7:00 p.m. Tuesday, July 9, 2024, at St. Henry Catholic Church in Owasso. Mass of Christian Burial will be held 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, July 10, 2024, at St. Henry Catholic Church. Committal service and interment will follow at St. Therese Catholic Cemetery in Collinsville, Oklahoma. A luncheon will be held immediately after interment at the Bamburgh Hall of St. Henry Catholic Church in Owasso. The family requests memorial contributions be made in Marlene’s memory to Catholic Charities of Eastern Oklahoma, 2450 North Harvard Avenue, Tulsa, Oklahoma, 74115, or https://cceok.org. Arrangements and services were entrusted to Mowery Funeral Service of Owasso.