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Arlene  (Holtmeyer) Ann Toben
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Arlene Ann Toben was born August 26, 1938 in Washington, Missouri; daughter of the late Herbert Holtmeyer and wife, Catherine Gildehaus Holtmeyer. She passed away Monday, April 30, 2018 at the age of 79 years.
She received her education at St. Francis Borgia Grade School and graduated from St. Francis Borgia High School. On April 19, 1958, Arlene was united in marriage to Mr. Richard Toben. They made their home in Washington and five children were born to this marriage. Arlene worked several years at Hazel Vinyl Products and many years as a cook at Washington West Elementary School.
Arlene was very much a family first type of person. She enjoyed taking care of her grandchildren and great grandchildren. They raised their family at their family clubhouse on the Bourbeuse River for 30+ years leaving all with wonderful memories. She also enjoyed flowers, gardening, playing cards, throwing horseshoes and washers, and swimming in the family pool. Arlene was a member of St. Francis Borgia parish and was a volunteer at the Encore Thrift Store that benefits the parish.
Arlene is preceded in death by one daughter, Sheryl Niederhelm, and three brothers, Herbie Holtmeyer, Lambert Holtmeyer, and Robert Holtmeyer.
Mrs. Toben is survived by her husband, Richard Toben of Washington; one son, Mike Toben and wife, Christina of Washington; three daughters, Kathy Rogers and husband, Mike of St. Clair, Patricia Hennecke of Washington, and Linda Mense and husband, Dan of Hermann; son-in-law, Casey Niederhelm of Washington,10 grandchildren, 15 great grandchildren, two sisters, Jeannie Pope of Union and Dolores Morris of Oklahoma; one brother, Gilbert Holtmeyer of Washington; many other relatives, and friends.
Funeral Mass was celebrated Thursday, May 3 at 10:00 AM at St. Francis Borgia Church in Washington with Rev. Joseph Wormek officiating. Burial in the St. Francis Borgia Cemetery. Memorials preferred to St. Francis Borgia Regional High School Tuition Assistance or masses. The family was served by the Oltmann Funeral Home in Washington.

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