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Arlene Green

Arlene Green

A funeral service for Arlene Green, 87, of Dickinson, will be 10:00 a.m., Tuesday, November 19, 2013 at Redeemer Lutheran Church in Dickinson with Pastor Michael Wolters officiating. Burial will take place in Mt. Hope Cemetery in Valentine, NE.

Visitation for Arlene will be 5:00 p.m. 7:00 p.m., Monday, November 18th at Stevenson Funeral Home in Dickinson. Visitation will continue one prior to the service on Tuesday.

Arlene passed away Friday, November 15, 2013 at St. Benedicts Health Center in Dickinson.

Arlene Ruth Bonge was born February 11, 1926 in Valentine, Nebraska, the daughter of Anna (Block) Bonge and Wayne Bonge. She was raised and went to school in Valentine. Arlene married Edwin Ohlmann on May 21, 1946. They were blessed with two children, Beverly (Ohlmann) Gabbert and Eldon Ohlmann. They lived in Valentine, Kimball and Omaha, Nebraska. Arlenes husband, Edwin, passed away July 6, 1982. She had worked as a bank teller and bookkeeper most of her life. After retiring in 1991 in Omaha, she moved back to Valentine. Arlene later married Harry Green and upon his death she moved to North Dakota to be closer to her daughter.

Arlene was a member of the Lutheran Church which she attended faithfully. She was active with Ladies Aid and the Senior Citizens Center in Valentine. Arlene loved old time music, dancing, and playing cards and Skipbo with her family and friends. She also loved to go shopping with her daughter.

Arlene is survived by her daughter, Beverly Gabbert (Dave) of Dickinson; five grandchildren, Tracie Ohlmann of Los Angeles, CA, Eric (Marcy) Gabbert, of Bismarck, Cory Gabbert of Dickinson, Brandon (Sherry) Gabbert of Beulah and Shawn Gabbert of Fargo; three great-grandchildren, Alexandra Schrader Gabbert, Taylor Gabbert and Riley Gabbert.

Arlene was preceded in death by her parents; her two husbands, Edwin and Harry; son, Eldon; a brother; and sisters.

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