Arlene Marten, age 88 of Rhinelander, died Feb. 28, 2018. She was born Oct.10, 1929, in Eau Claire to Carl and Anna (Langseth) Melby.
Arlene is survived by her daughter, Jacqueline (William) Giede of Wausau; four sons, James (Sandy) Marten Jr. of Granbury, Texas, Michael (Barbara) Marten of Rhinelander, Gerald Marten of Rhinelander, and Ronald (Angie) Marten of Tuttle, Okla.; 13 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; in-laws, nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Jim; son, David; and her brother, Laurence Melby.
The funeral service for Arlene will be held at 11 a.m. March 5 at St. Mark Lutheran Church. Visitation will be from 4 until 7 p.m. March 4, at the Carlson Funeral Home and from 10 a.m. until the time of service Monday at the church. Interment will follow in Forest Home Cemetery.
In lieu of other expressions of sympathy, a memorial will be established in Arlene’s name and contributions may be directed in care of her family. (Carlson Funeral Home)