Arlene (Shively) Holderman
April 17, 1912-Sept. 25, 2012
NAPPANEE — Arlene (Shively) Holderman, 100, of Nappanee, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2012 at 3:15 p.m. 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 April 17, 1912 at Nappanee.
Feb. 7, 1936 she married Wayne Shively who passed away, Feb. 6, 1983. She then married Charles Holderman Oct. 9, 1988 who survives. Arlene also was blessed with two sons; Fred and wife Wanda Shively and Steve and wife Pat Shively all of Etna Green, three stepdaughters; Marietta and husband Ed Pippinger of Nappanee, Carol Sue and husband Dennis Deeter of Valparaiso, Linda and husband Jim Brown of Nappanee. She was further blessed with seven grandchildren, seven stepgrandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren, nine great-great-grandchildren and several stepgreat-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by two sisters; Carol Slabaugh, Roberta Reprogle and two brothers; Jay Wysong and Cleo Wysong.
The family will receive friends Friday, Sept. 28 from 2 to 8 p.m. at Camp Creek Church of the Brethren, 7486 N S.R. 19, Etna Green. 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.
The family requests memorial contributions to: Camp Creek Church of the Brethren.
Deaton-Clemens Funeral Home is caring for the arrangements. Condolences may be left at: deatonclemenfh.com