Arline Mina Zander, 90, of Waterloo, died Monday, August 6, 2012, at
Covenant Hospital, Waterloo.
Arline was born October 11, 1921, rural Tripoli, Bremer County, Iowa to
John and Hulda (Pries) Zander. She was baptized at Grace Lutheran Church in Tripoli and confirmed at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Waverly. Arline graduated from Tripoli High School in 1939. She worked at Rath Packing Plant for a short time before taking a
secretarial course at Iowa State Teachers College. She then worked for the American Lutheran Church Administration Office in Columbus, Ohio. Later, the offices moved to Minneapolis, MN. She worked there until her retirement in 1988, after 42 years.
Arline moved to Waterloo in 1993. She resided at Ridgeway Place for 2 years prior to moving to Parkview Nursing and Rehab Center. She was a member of Our Savior's Lutheran Church in Waterloo.
Arline is survived by her nieces, Karen & Dennis Boorom of Crocker,
MO, and Verla & Darrel Hinrichs of Waverly and her nephew, Paul Zander, also
of Waverly, 3 great nephews, Jeff Panek of Urbandale, John and Mandy Panek
of Bettendorf, Dan and Kassy Boorom of Crocker, MO, and one great niece,
Tonya and Doug Isaac of Omaha, NE, 6 great-great nephews and many other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents; brother, Walter Zander; and sister-in-law, Leona Zander.
Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 a.m., Friday, August 10, 2012, at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church in Waterloo, with Rev. Dena Stinson officiating. Interment will be at 2:30 p.m. Friday, August 10, 2012 at Grace Lutheran Cemetery, rural Tripoli. Friends may call from 10:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m., before services at the church on Friday. Rettig Funeral Home in Tripoli is in charge of arrangements.