Marlene Ann Charleston, 67 of Waters, passed away at Munson Healthcare Otsego Memorial Hospital on January 16, 2020.

Marlene was born in Detroit on January 9, 1953, the daughter of Michael Joseph and Madaline Dolores (Trzcinski) Nicholas.

She was an executive assistant for the Pepsi Corporation.

On April 29, 1987, she married Jude T. Charleston, who survives.

Also, surviving is her brother, Dennis (Gail) Nicholas; nephews, David (Bianca) Nicholas and Jeffery (Tyleen) Nicholas, and niece, Michelle (Dan) Kreklow.

Memorial services will be held on Sunday, January 19, 2020, at 3:00 p.m. from the Nelson Funeral Home, Father John William, officiating.  The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Sunday (January 19th) beginning at 2:00 p.m.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Hospice of Michigan or to Otsego Memorial Hospital (to help the less fortunate pay their medical expenses).