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Marleine Ann Starnes

June 6, 1948 — August 22, 2021

Marleine Ann Starnes, 73, of Killeen passed away on Sunday, August 22, 2021, at her residence.

Memorial services will be held at 2 PM on September 10, 2021, at Crotty Funeral Home & Cremation Services in Belton. She will later be placed at Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery in Killeen.

Marleine was born on June 6, 1948, to Genevieve and Steve Sabo in Pasadena, TX. She attended School in Lampasas where she later met her husband, Sonny Starnes on the school bus. They married on June 11, 1964, in Killeen. She owned a courier service business for many years and was always a very hard worker. Marleine enjoyed fishing, being on the lake, and animals.  She loved being a mother, grandmother, and great grandmother.  

She is preceded in death by her parents, Genevieve and Steve Sabo, her three brothers, Kermit Sabo, Dan Sabo, and Bobby Sabo; and her two sisters, Colleen Neff and Mary Katherine Sabo.


She is survived by her loving husband of 57 years, Sonny Sky Starnes of Killeen, her son, Braeden Starnes of Niceville, FL, her two daughters, Renee Depauw and Melissa Rockwell, both of San Angelo, TX; her two sisters, Beverly Bets in Morrison, IL and Dolly Hatcher in Jacksonville, FL; 14 grandchildren, seven great grandchildren, and her beloved dog, Trixie.


Arrangements are entrusted to Crotty Funeral Home & Cremation Services of Belton.

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