Arlene Doris Remme, 92, Luverne, died Saturday, Aug. 31, 2019, at the Sanford Hospice Cottage in Luverne.
A funeral service was Wednesday, Sept. 4, at the First Presbyterian Church in Luverne. Burial was at Blue Mound Cemetery in rural Luverne.
Arlene Schmuck was born on Oct. 7, 1926, to John and Dora (Bruhn) Schmuck in Springwater Township of Rock County. She was baptized at First Presbyterian Church in Luverne. As a child, Arlene lived in the Lismore and Kenneth areas and attended school there.
Arlene married Walter Remme on Oct. 14, 1945, at the Presbyterian Manse in Luverne. They farmed the Remme family farm south of Kenneth, sharing a love of the land and nature. They were members of Blue Mound and Kenneth Lutheran churches. When Kenneth Lutheran Church closed in June of 2015, Arlene transferred to First Presbyterian Church in Luverne. Besides working at Magnolia School Cafeteria for a number of years, Arlene enjoyed reading, crocheting, and had an avid interest in genealogy. In January of 1992, Arlene and Walter moved to Bishop Street in Luverne where she continued to live until she moved to the Sanford Luverne Hospice Cottage on Aug. 21, 2019.
Arlene is survived by her children, Dianne Zoellner (special friend Francis Keller) of Brandon, South Dakota, Dennis (Norma) Remme of Magnolia and Carla (Douglas) Ennenga of Kanaranzi; grandchildren Rachel (Joseph) Schaffran, Elizabeth Ennenga, Wendy (Tom) Wills, Shari (Aaron) Moerke, Scott (Lisa) Remme, Susan Bork, Sara (Joe) Hyser, Angela (Brian) Wrightsman, Jason (Teresa) Zoellner and Rebecca (Timothy) Smith; 20 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Walter; three siblings, Eleanor (Orville) Reese, Harvey (Lillian) Schmuck, LeRoy (Beverly) Schmuck; and son-in-law James Zoellner.
Arrangements were provided by Hartquist Funeral Home of Luverne, www.hartquistfuneral.com.