Her funeral service will be 10 am, Monday, September 23, 2019 at the Apostolic Christian Church of Fairbury with the ministers of the church officiating. Burial will follow in Apostolic Christian Church Cemetery, Fairbury.
Visitation will be 2 to 5 pm, Sunday, September 22, 2019, at Duffy-Pils Memorial Home, Fairbury and 9 to 9:45 am, prior to her funeral on Monday at the church in Fairbury. In lieu of flowers the family suggests that memorials be directed to Fairview Haven Retirement Community, Fairbury.
Arlene was born March 20, 1931 in Fairbury, the daughter of Christian Edward and Amelia (Metz) Zimmerman. She married Willard C. Walter on March 8, 1952 in Fairbury. Her husband, Willard passed away on November 17, 2004.
Survivors include one son, Dale (Kathy)Walter of Fort Wayne, IN; one daughter, Carol (Tom) Glotfelty of Buford, GA; three grandchildren, Andrew (Adryana) Walter of Marietta, GA; Benjamin Walter of Homestead, FL; and Rachel (Greg) Singleton of Sugar Hill, GA; four great grandchildren, Harper & Sofia Singleton, Gwendolyn Amelia Walter and Lily Walter.
Her parents, three brothers, and five sisters preceded her in death.
Arlene was a 1949 graduate of Forrest Twp. High School and was employed as a legal secretary for Henry Phillips Attorney at Law in Fairbury for over 32 years. Mrs. Walter was a member of the Apostolic Christian Church of Fairbury.