Arlene Valentine, 84, of Pierceton passed away on June 10, 2018 at 9:30 PM in Masons Health and Rehabilitation in Warsaw.
She was born on January 24, 1934 in Kosciusko County to Asher and Grace Leota (Lepley) Carper. On February 3, 1951 in Warsaw she was united in marriage to Leroy E. Valentine who preceded her in death.
A lifetime Pierceton resident she worked as a dispatcher for the Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Department from 1982 until her retirement. She had previously been a volunteer for Pierceton EMS and was a past board member of the Pierceton Town Board. She was a former member of the Kosciusko County F.O.P. Lodge 149 and attended North Winona Church of the Brethren.
She is survived by her daughters; Margaret Ward of Churubusco, Janet (spouse Tim) Meloy of Pierceton and Leslie Valentine of Warsaw and her son; Terrance (spouse Penny) Valentine of Warsaw. She is also survived by her sister; Betty Curtis of Warsaw and 6 grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren and 1 great-great grandchild
She was preceded by her husband and 4 brothers and 1 sister
Visitation hours are scheduled from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM Wednesday, June 13, 2018 in McHatton-Sadler Funeral Chapel, WARSAW. Funeral services will be held Thursday, June 14, 2018 at 10:00 AM in the WARSAW Funeral Chapel with Chaplain Bob Jarboe officiating. Interment will be in Hillcrest Cemetery, Pierceton.
Memorial contributions may be made to:
Pierceton/Washington Township Fire Department
P.O. Box 526
Pierceton, IN 46562