Arlene E. Doerneman, 87, formerly of Howells, passed away Thursday, August 29, 2019, at Dunklau Gardens in Fremont.

Mass of Christian burial was held Tuesday, September 3, at S.S. Peter and Paul Catholic Church in Howells with Father Stan Schmit officiating. Interment was in the S.S. Peter and Paul Cemetery.

Survivors include her sons: Jeff (Doris) Doerneman of Gilbert, Ariz., Randy (Gretchen) Doerneman of Norman, Okla., Doug (Paula) Doerneman of Omaha, Russ (Lori) Doerneman of Goddard, Kan.; daughters: Deb (Ray) Matthes of Golden, Colo., Lois (Pat) Diederich of Elkhorn, Linda (Wade) Stahlecker of Fremont; 24 grandchildren; 6 great-grandchildren; sister: Sister Dorothy Myriam of Milwaukee, Wis.; brothers: Robert (Alice) Hegemann of Fremont, Victor (Mary Ann) Hegemann of Richardson, Texas; sisters-in-law: Arlene Hegemann of Dodge, JoAnn Hegemann of Howells, Joyce (Ken) Schlickbernd of Beemer, Viola Doerneman of Fremont, and LaVaine Doerneman of West Point.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband Reuben (2017); brothers Adolph, Raymond, Leonard, and Joe Hegemann; sisters: Sister Dorelia, Adella Fendrick, Marie Kruger, Helen Schlautman, Kathleen Baumert; and brothers-in-law: Marvin Howard and Wilber Doerneman.

Memorials can be directed to Howells Public Library or the Howells Community Fund. Svoboda Funeral Home of Schuyler was in charge of arrangements for the family.