Arlene was born on October 17, 1927 at Pulaski, NY, the daughter of Albert and Edna (Look) Widrig. She graduated from Mexico High School at Mexico, New York in 1944.
Arlene married Charles Miner on March 1, 1946 in Buffalo, New York. They moved to Sioux Falls in 1949 where Charles was stationed with the Air Force.
Arlene worked at McKennan Hospital for 10 years and then at the Good Samaritan Center for 15 years. She also worked at a daycare and Harold's Photo before retiring.
She loved her pets and fostered a number of cats and dogs. She enjoyed feeding the birds and squirrels and growing flowers.
Arlene is survived by three children, Randall Miner of Sioux Falls, Sandra Miner of Sioux Falls and Sharon Frankenfield of Helena, MT; three grandchildren, Anthon, Rose and Misty; two great grandchildren, Jayson and Tasha; and numerous great-great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband and a grandson, Michael.