Age 86, of Vandercook Lake, passed away at her home, Tuesday, January 15, 2019. Arlene is survived by her beloved husband of 68 years, Kenneth M. Stoddard, Sr.; five children, Ken (Ruth) Stoddard, Jr. and Doug (Katie) Stoddard of Vandercook Lake, Linda (Mike) Gwinn of Horton, Wendy (Cary) Tripp and Mark (Kay) Stoddard of Vandercook Lake; 12 grandchildren, Tiffany (Jeff), Becky (Tony), Jason, Doug (Wendy), Kathie, Amy (Devin), Andy (Alisha), Ryan (Olivia), Heather, Nikki (Ben), Melanie (Brian) and Megan (Chris); 25 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren; her sister-in-law, Evelyn Pederson of Vandercook Lake; many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, Julius and Josephine Ulrich; three sisters and one brother. Arlene was a wonderful wife, mom, grandma and “gigi” who always loved being with her family and going above and beyond to make them all feel special. She was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church, 122 W. Wesley St, Jackson, MI 49201. Due to unforeseen circumstances at Arlene’s originally planned memorial service to honor and celebrate her life, a service for those who would like to attend has been rescheduled for Saturday, January 26, 2019 at 4:00 pm at her church with Pastor Scott Sommerfeld officiating. For those who wish, contributions in Arlene’s memory may be given to her church.
Trinity Lutheran Church
122 W. Wesley Street, Jackson MI 49201