KALVESTA - Linda Marlene Legg, 73, died on Jan. 14, 2021. Marlene was born Nov. 24, 1947, in Garden City, KS, to Marvin and Ella Clark. Marlene, affectionately known as Marty, attended Garden City Community College. Marlene married George Legg on June 5, 1966 in Cimarron, KS. She and George lived their entire married lives in Gray and Finney Counties. Over the years, Marlene worked in many capacities while being employed at Theoni School. In addition, the Legg family owned and operated a dirt construction business for several years. Marlene recently retired in the fall of 2020.
Survivors include one sister, Shirley Poppe and husband Clyde, Montezuma, KS; one brother, Curtis Clark and wife Waneen, Cimarron, KS; her son, Clark Legg and wife Ruth, Kalvesta, KS; two daughters, Janene Legg, Kalvesta, KS, and Jaymie Ruder and husband Brian, Hays, KS; one daughter-in-law, Stephanie ReQua and husband Nathan, Sedgwick, KS; 17 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren. Marlene was preceded in death by her husband; a son, Clint Legg; her parents; and two brothers, Gary Clark and Kelly Clark.
A visitation will take place on Jan. 19, 2021, at Swaim Funeral Chapel in Cimarron, KS, from noon to 8 p.m. Out of respect for everyone’s well-being, a private family memorial service will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021, at the First Baptist Church, in Cimarron, KS, with Rev. Richard Deimund officiating. Burial will follow at the Cimarron Cemetery. They family requests mask be worn at both the visitation and funeral service. The service will be live streamed via the funeral home and First Baptist Church Facebook pages. Memorials are suggested to the Breast Center of St. Catherine Hospital in Garden City KS,, Finney County EMS, or Pawnee Acre Community Building. Thoughts and memories of Marlene may be shared in the online guest book at www.swaimfuneralhome.com .
Posted online on January 15, 2021