Arlene A. Stratton, 91, of Homosassa, Fla., passed away Saturday, March 8, 2014, at Cypress Cove Care Center in Crystal River. A native of Sioux Falls, S.D., she was born Nov. 13, 1922, to Roy and Rose (Whorley) Arneson, one of three children. Arlene was a lifelong homemaker and moved here in 1986 from Villa Park, Ill. She was a member of Sugarmill Woods Golf and Country Club; a former member of the PEO and very much loved to line dance every Friday night at the Elks Lodge
Mrs. Stratton is survived by her husband of 69 years, Thomas G. Stratton, Homosassa; son, Thomas G. Stratton Jr. (wife Jan), Moravian Falls, N.C.; daughter, Barbara Erdell (husband Robert), Downers Grove, Ill.; son, Jimmy Stratton (wife Insuk), Citra; grandchildren, Debbie, Ryan, Samantha, Rebecca, Rachel, and Ruth; great-grandchildren, Leslie, Andy and Layla; and great-great-grandchild, Michael. Arlene was preceded in death by her siblings, Roy and Violet.
A memorial service will be 7 p.m. Thursday, March 13, 2014, at Wilder Funeral Home, Homosassa. www.wilderfuneral.com