Arlene M. Holsinger of Bay City, age 82, passed away on Friday, September 8, 2017 at McLaren Lapeer Region. The daughter of the late James Elmer and Anne Marie (Smith) Haney was born January 20, 1935 in Ellington Township. Arlene worked for the State of Michigan at the Caro Regional Mental Health Center, where she retired in 1988 after 31 years of service. She was a member of the S.E.R.A., volunteered for the Friends of the Library, Katie Bishop Animal Friends and was a member of the Women’s Club of St. Maria Goretti.
Arlene is survived by her husband, William P. Holsinger; children, Nadeen (James) Wolford, Elizabeth (Geir) Hunsbedt, Carol Parent, Nora Kuhn and Jodie (William) Martin; eight grandchildren, Patrick Fox, Andrew Hunsbedt, Alexander Wolford, Shannon (Chad) Kronk, Josh Burns, Eddie (Jessica) Proctor, Nikolai Holsinger and Autumn Martin; several great-grandchildren; one brother, Lloyd (Penny) Haney; three sisters, Doris (Gerald) Gross, Margaret Meyer and Ruth Fell and many nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, Arlene was also preceded in death by one son, Robert J. Fox; one brother, Joseph Edward Heacock and his wife, Pat; one sister, Marion Blackmore and her husband, Richard and two brothers-in-law, Dr. Paul Fell and Richard Meyer.
Funeral and Committal services took place at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, September 12, 2017. Officiating was Rev. Joseph Atchinson with private interment in Calvary Cemetery. Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorial contributions to the donor’s favorite charity. Arrangements made by Gephart Funeral Home (

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