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Arlene F. (Praeuner) Werner

December 23, 1928 ~ November 15, 2022 (age 93)

Obituary

Funeral Services for Arlene F. Werner, age 93, of Norfolk, will be 11:00 a.m., Monday, November 21, 2022 at St. John Lutheran Church in Battle Creek.  Reverend Joseph Leech will officiate.  Burial will be in the church cemetery.  Visitation will be 4:00 to 7:00 p.m., Sunday, at the church.  Home for Funerals is in charge of arrangements.

She passed away Tuesday, November 15, 2022 at Faith Regional Health Services in Norfolk.

Arlene Flora was born December 23, 1928 in Battle Creek, Nebraska to August and Edna (Kruger) Praeuner.  She was baptized on January 20, 1929 and confirmed on May 17, 1942 at St. John Lutheran Church in Battle Creek.  Arlene graduated from Battle Creek High School in 1946.

On October 12, 1947, Arlene married Wayne D. Werner at St. John Lutheran Church in Battle Creek.  The couple was blessed with six children, Connie, John, Brenda, Christine, Jan, and Bridget.   The family made their home in Norfolk before moving to Battle Creek in 1960.  Arlene worked at Sherwood Medical for 25 years.

Arlene and Wayne enjoyed traveling to Europe, Hawaii and wherever their beloved Huskers, Green Bay Packers, or Chicago Cubs played.  She loved spending time with her family and friends.  Arlene could always be counted on to send a card to celebrate an anniversary or birthday.

She is survived by her children Connie (husband Sandy) Wormington of Kennewick, WA, Brenda (husband Mike) Christensen of Yankton, SD, Christine Lewis of Battle Creek, Jan (husband Lenny) Smutny of Albion, and Bridget (husband Rod) Hatten of Tuscola, IL, grandchildren Sean Carr, Christopher Campbell, Candace Lopez, Lisa Koons, Scot Wormington, Brandon Werner, Kyle Werner, Wade Werner, Brendan Christensen, Michele Goodweiler, Werner Christensen, Wendell Lewis III, Angie Weber, Santana Smutny, and Sasha Hunt, 26 great grandchildren, 1 great great grandchild, sisters Ada Smith and Alice Smith, brother Allen Praeuner, sister-in-law Jeannie Barry, and nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Arlene was preceded in death by her parents, husband Wayne (2008), son John (2020), grandson Clint Gillenwater (2014), and siblings Arland (2021) and Adeline (1999).

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Services

Visitation
Sunday
November 20, 2022

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
St. John Lutheran Church
305 S. 2nd Street
Battle Creek, NE 68715

Funeral Service
Monday
November 21, 2022

11:00 AM
St. John Lutheran Church
305 S. 2nd Street
Battle Creek, NE 68715

Graveside Service
Monday
November 21, 2022

12:00 PM
St. John's Lutheran Cemetery Battle Creek
S HWY 121
Battle Creek, NE 68715

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