January 1, 1970 ~ June 12, 2014
Arlene Smith, beloved wife, mother, grandmother passed away from this life into eternal rest on Thursday June 12th at age 83.
She was born in Kennan, WI, and was raised on family farm outside Felton, MN. After graduating high school in 1949, she attending a two year college in Moorhead, MN followed by three year RN training in Rochester, MN. During her nursing training she had six months training in Chicago, where she met the love of her life Herb and they were married on June 4th 1955. She spent several years working as an RN, during which time she had their six children and also assisted Herb with his private veterinary practice. She relished the thought of providing a warm welcoming home for her family and the many friends that visited over the years.
She would most want being remembered by her love for God, her husband (Herb), her children (Martha, Bill, Ian, Lee, Clark, and Hugh), and her many grandchildren. Following the example of Jesus, the most important thing in her life was her relationship with God and fellowship with His saints.