E. Arlene Laird(1922 - 2014)

Laird, Elnora "Arlene"

E. Arlene Laird, age 91 of Black Creek, WI passed away at Grand Horizons Assisted Living in Appleton on Thursday, February 20, 2014.

Arlene was born in Newaygo, MI on March 9, 1922 to Dana and Coline Jewell. Arlene lived and worked in Fremont, MI until her marriage to Stephen Edward Laird on April 13, 1968. Stephen preceded her in death on October 12, 1994. Arlene was a dedicated volunteer for WEMI Christian Radio and enjoyed reading, puzzles, bird watching and nature. She remained active and was able to live in her own home until October of 2012 when she moved to Grand Horizons Assisted Living in Appleton, WI.

In addition to her husband Stephen, Arlene was preceded in death by her parents Dana and Coline, her brother Verne, and nephew Clyde Jewell.

Arlene will be greatly missed by her "people" Rob & Mary McLennan, neighbors and friends. Rob and Mary would like to thank the staff of Grand Horizons for their compassionate care, and Arlene's many neighbors and friends who assisted her during her life in Black Creek.

Friends may call on Saturday, March 1, 2014 at Valley Funeral Home in Appleton from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm. A Memorial Service will follow at 12:00 Noon.

In lieu of flowers, donations to either WEMI Radio or Rawhide Boys Ranch are suggested.


Funeral Home

Valley Funeral Home
2211 N. Richmond St. Appleton, WI 54911
(920) 733-5435

Published in Appleton Post-Crescent from Feb. 26 to Feb. 28, 2014