Iris Marlene Wall
August 9, 1941 – May 2, 2018
IRIS MARLENE (CREGER) WALL Marlene Wall passed away on May 2, 2018 at age 76 with family by her side. She was born August 9, 1941, in Wythe County Virginia. She lived in the Sacramento area for the past 40 years and had several careers including cosmetology, photography, store manager, and insurance sales. After retiring, her favorite pastimes included watching old western shows on TV, sitting in her back yard enjoying the sun and her adopted feral cats, along with trips to Tahoe, Reno and the local casinos. She was preceded in death by her Mother Iris Lillian (Stroupe) Creger, Father Luther Still Creger, Brother Stephen Creger, and Son Donald E Wall Jr. She is survived by her husband of 59 years Donald E Wall, Daughters Joyce Annette Meyer (Brad Meyer), Karen Denise Price, Son Robert Dale Wall (Lisa Wall), and son-in-law John Price, 7 grandchildren, Donald E Wall III, Renee Wall, Katilyn Price, Bryan Wall, Andrew Meyer, Hunter Price (Alexandria Price), and Jacob Wall. Also surviving are Brother Garnett Creger and Sister Shirley Knutson and numerous nieces and nephews. A Celebration of Life event is planned for August 4, 2018. Donations in her memory can be made to the American Heart Association or the American Diabetes Association. Arrangements under Lombard Funeral Home.
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Iris Marlene Wall
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May 15, 2018
A fun memory I have of my sister is when I went to visit my sister and her family after their move to Sacramento. Marlene and Don took me for a tour of Fishermans Wharf and surrounding area in San Francisco. We were at the end of the waiting line for a cable car. She caught me in a day dreaming mode. She yells, "Shirley, stop the cable car, it is leaving us." I'm chasing this cable car and tourist were yelling at me as they thought I was trying to cut in front of them. Marlene was heaving with laughter; realizing she had pranked me I too began laughing. A tourist was still yelling, so, my 5'1" sister looked at him and says, "don't mess with us." He didn't say anything else but we were still laughing. I still chuckle when I recall this memory and my sister's playful spirit. I will forever love and miss her.