Arlene Lund, 85, formerly of Herscher, Illinois, passed away at Maple Park Village in Westfield, Indiana on Sunday, September 1, 2019, after a long battle with Parkinson’s. She was born on January 24, 1934 in Augusta, Illinois to Fred and Mary Metzger.
After graduating from Davenport High School, Davenport, IA, Arlene enlisted in the Navy in 1952 and served for two years as a Hospital Corpsman. While at Tongue Point Naval Base in Astoria, OR, she met her husband, Paul J. Lund, who also was a Hospital Corpsman. They would have celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary on September 4, 2019.
Arlene served as the assessor for Pilot Township of Herscher for 20 years. She was an avid bridge player, loved spending time with family, enjoyed winters in Arizona and watching sports.
Surviving is her husband, Paul J. Lund of Noblesville, IN; daughter, Marina (Dan) Papineau of Westfield, IN; son, Steven Lund of Yuma, AZ; grandson, Brendon (Libby) Papineau of St. Louis, MO; granddaughter, Brianne (Mark) Ellison of Westfield, IN; 2 great-granddaughters, Violet and Lillian Ellison; twin sister, Darlene Lotspeich of Davenport, IA; sister, Dorothy Edens of Iowa City, IA; brother-in-law, Henry Lund of Dwight, IL; brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Harold and Bev Lund of Dwight, IL; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; and one brother, Andrew Metzger.
Visitation will be on Saturday, September 21 at 10:00 am, with the memorial service starting at 11:00 am, at Lord of Life Lutheran Church, 4283 East 191st Street, Westfield, IN.
The second visitation will be on Tuesday, September 24 at 10:00 am, with the memorial service starting at 11:00 am, at Trinity Lutheran Church, 255 East 3rd Street, Herscher, IL. Burial with military honors will follow at Trinity Lutheran Cemetery in Herscher.
Arlene’s care has been entrusted to Randall & Roberts Funeral Homes of Noblesville, IN.
Memorials may be made to the Pilot Township Fire Department, 371 E. Myrtle Ave, Herscher, IL 60941; or Herscher American Legion, 102 S. Oak St, Herscher, IL 60941; or the Indiana Parkinson Foundation, 14350 Mundy Dr, Noblesville, IN 46060.
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