Arlene Jennie Milton, daughter of William and Minnie Reeverts passed away on October 20th in Las Vegas, NV. She was born January 12, 1928 in Spencer, Iowa where she lived most of her life.
Arlene graduated from Lake Center High School where she was a hot shot basketball player. After graduation she married Duane Milton in 1947 at Dickens and started raising turkeys. They continued to farm in the Lake Center area along with Lanny and Nancy Hanson during their later years.
Arlene and Duane loved the land and she was a true farm wife. They lived, worked and played in the Terril, Spencer area most of their lives. There they raised their daughter Linda.
Arlene attended Stewarts School of Cosmetology in Sioux City, Iowa in 1963 and later opened The Country Salon on their farm near Langdon. She styled hair for 42 years. After retirement they were snowbirds and loved spending winters in Mesa, Arizona. Dancing, snowmobiles and horseback riding filled their free time.
Arlene is survived by daughter Linda, grandsons Brian(Kristen) and Greg (Penny)Carter, great grandsons Grey and Cole. She loved being near all of her family the later years of her life. Also surviving family members are sister-in-law Elaine Sorenson, nephews Ervin Sorenson, Daniel Sorenson, niece Janet Johnson, nephew Randy Krukow, and niece Shari Crew. Proceeded in death are husband Duane and nephew Douglas Sorenson, sisters Eldora Johnson, Ella Mae O’Clair and June Krukow.
Graveside Services will be held at 2:00 P.M., Friday, November 12, 2021 at Northlawn Memorial Park in Spencer.
Pastor Chris St.Clair
There will be a visitation one hour prior to the service at the Warner Chapel
Northlawn Memorial Park