Arlene is survived by her husband: Charles Holderman, Nappanee; two sons: Fred (Wanda) Shively and Steve (Pat) Shively, all of Etna Green; three step-daughters: Marietta (Ed) Pippinger, Nappanee; Carol Sue (Dennis) Deeter, Valparaiso, Ind.; Linda (Jim) Brown, Nappanee; seven grandchildren, seven step-grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren, nine great-great-grandchildren and several step-great-grandchildren.
Arlene (Shively) Holderman, 100, of Nappanee, Ind., passed away at 3:15 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2012, in Bremen Health Care Center.
She was a lifelong resident of the Bourbon and Nappanee area and graduated from Nappanee High School in the class of 1930. She was a homemaker and worked as a cabinet maker at Elcar Coach (formerly Boise Cascade and Bendix) retiring in 1976.
Arlene was a faithful member of Camp Creek Church of the Brethren and a member of the Ladies Aid of her church as well as past president of the Homemakers Club. She was an avid sports fan, especially enjoyed watching her grandchildren play sports, playing cards and crocheting. She spent several winters in Sebring, Fla.
Arlene was born the daughter of Charles and Carrie Brown Wysong on April 17, 1912, at Nappanee, Ind. On Feb. 7, 1936, she married Wayne Shively who passed away Feb. 6, 1983. She then married Charles Holderman on Oct. 9, 1988 who survives.
She was preceded in death by two sisters: Carol Slabaugh and Roberta Reprogle; and two brothers: Jay Wysong and Cleo Wysong.
The family will receive friends from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 28, at Camp Creek Church of the Brethren, 7486 N SR 19 Etna Green, Ind. Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Camp Creek Church of the Brethren with Pastor Mark Riege officiating. Burial will follow in Pleasant Hill Cemetery at Bourbon, Ind.
The family request memorial contributions to: Camp Creek Church of the Brethren.