La Grande, Oregon

Marlene Gail Nice Pursley, 57, of Indiana and formerly of La Grande, died April 13 in La Grande of natural causes. Services will be held in Indiana.

Marlene was born Sept. 20, 1950, to Paul and Leora Nice in La Grande. She graduated from La Grande High School in 1968 and married Roger Pursley in 1971. The couple lived in Boggstown, Ind.

Survivors include her parents, Paul and Leora Nice; husband, Roger; daughter, Jennifer Armes; son, Jon Pursley; five grandchildren; sister and her husband, Cathy and Dick Cook of Walla Walla; brother and his wife, Larry and Claudine Nice of La Grande; and nieces and nephews.

Loveland Funeral Chapel & Crematory is in charge of arrangements. Memorial contributions may be made in care of Loveland Funeral Chapel.

La Grande Observer, Obituaries for the week ending April 19, 2008