Died Saturday evening June 30, 2018. Marlene was born December 20, 1942 in Plainwell, Michigan a daughter of Leonard and Dora (Anson) Norman. She had been a lifelong Kalamazoo area resident and owned and operated Norman Camera for many years. Marlene was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Anthony E. Whitman on March 15, 1996; and a sister, Reta Sackett. She is survived by 2 daughters, Kelly (Mike) Felton and Shannon (Tim Leto) Whitman all of Portage; 3 grandchildren, Luke Leto, Khloe Felton, and Levi Leto; 3 brothers, Melvin Norman of Battle Creek, Merton (Phyllis) Norman of Paw Paw, and Dennis Norman of Portage; and several nieces, nephews, and cousins. A memorial gathering will be held 6-8pm Tuesday, July 10th at the Langeland Family Funeral Homes, Westside Chapel, 3926 South 9th St. Private burial will take place at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to the Michigan Medicine Rogel Cancer Center for the research of Dr. Daniel Hayes. Please visit Marlene's personalized webpage for directions, online guestbook, or to leave a condolence. www.langelands.com.