Arlene Mae Hale was born on February 5, 1929 in Eden Township to Edward and Belle (Kuelbs) Hale. Arlene attended country school in District #34 through the 8th grade. She worked at MRCI in New Ulm and after her mother's passing Arlene moved to REM-Mankato to live. In Mankato she worked at Mexican Village and MRCI. Arlene was loved by family and Staff at REM. Arlene loved to sing country western songs.
She is survived by her brother, Donald E. (Velma A.) Hale, nephew, Lee Hale and (special friend, Ann Iverson), niece, Lisa (Allen) Riederer,1 great-niece and 3 great-nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents and infant niece, Lori Hale.