Arlene Tobel, 75, Monticello, died Monday afternoon, Aug. 19, 2013 in Big Lake, Minn.
Arlene was born July 12, 1938, in Utica, Minn., the daughter of Arnold and Virgil (Sweningson) Sogla.
She was raised in Trail, Minn. on the family farm and graduated from McIntosh High School. Arlene enjoyed reading, cooking, and collecting cookbooks. She loved her cats.
She is survived by daughters, Stephanie (Gary) Papineau; Susan (Ron) Sogla-Bertram; two granddaughters; sister Judith (Denny) Kirby; brothers, Steven (Carol) Sogla and David (Esther) Sogla.
Arlene was preceded in death by her parents; brother Ronald; life partner Jack Ruoho.