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Marlies L. Anglese, age 74, of Albany, IL, died on Feb. 17, 2015 at the University of Iowa Hospital in Iowa City, IA.

Visitation (no viewing) will be at the Albany Methodist Church on Thursday, Feb. 26 from 6 to 8 p.m. Another visitation will be held at the church on Friday, Feb. 27 at 11 a.m. followed by a memorial service led by Pastor Nancy Weingartner starting at 11:30 a.m. Private burial of the urn at Lusk Memorial Cemetery in Albany will follow.

Marlies was born Dec. 12, 1940 in Dresden, Germany to Kurt and Lieselotte Rolle. She was educated in communist East Germany, as a draftsman. In 1958 she and her parents escaped the "Iron Curtain" settling in Munich, Germany. In 1963 she met her husband, James L. Anglese of Albany who was stationed there at the time with the U.S. Army. Marlies followed him to the United States where they married in Albany in 1964. She became an American citizen in 1970. Over the years, she was employed at Nitrin, Inc., the Ambassador Animal Hospital, and the Mississippi Belle. She enjoyed her grandchildren, animals, her flower garden, and her many trips to Germany. She was of Lutheran faith.

She is survived by her husband, Jim, a son Kurt (Nubia) Anglese of Lafayette, CO, a daughter Tina (Keith) Naftzger of Albany, IL, a step son Daniel Anglese of Mulkeytown, IL, a step daughter Debra (Jerry) Griffith of Melbourne, FL , 5 grandchildren and 3 step grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Clinton Humane Society and the Albany Methodist Church.