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Marlene Abdula Hunt Marlene Abdula Hunt passed away peacefully the morning of Sunday, Dec. 23, 2012, after saying good bye to her family. Marlene was mother to Elisabeth Hunt and Edward Hunt (Lisa); sister to Fred Abdula (Anna Marie); aunt to Linda Considine (James), Patrick Abdula, Michael Abdula, Lisa Abdula, and Paul Frei; and grandmother to Tyler Hunt and Henry Hunt. Marlene was born and raised in Waukegan, and remained in Lake County for most of her life. Always an engaged member of the community, Marlene was active in politics from a young age, working as a volunteer in the election campaign of Thomas Moran as State's Attorney for Lake County in 1956. Marlene's love for her community led her to a career in communications, beginning with her work at WKRS radio in Waukegan and spanning decades as she worked as a senior staff reporter for the Pioneer Press and a freelance reporter for the News-Sun and the Chicago Tribune until her retirement. …