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Arlene Pippert

January 4, 1933 — December 28, 2023

Dysart, Iowa

Arlene I. Pippert was born on January 4, 1933, in Tama County, Iowa, the daughter of Lester and Luella (Bodle) Tomlinson of Traer.  She grew up on the family farm northwest of Traer and received her education in the Dinsdale Consolidated School, graduating with the class of 1950.  Arlene worked as a secretary for D. H.  Hyland Agency in Traer for 3 years.  On September 12, 1954, she was united in marriage to Richard D. Pippert of Dysart at Amity United Presbyterian Church in rural Reinbeck.  They made their home on the Pippert farm southwest of Dysart, where they raised their 2 sons, James and Dale.  Arlene was a member of the Dysart United Methodist Church, Rebekah Circle, and was a charter member of 20th Century Department of the Dysart Women’s Club.  She enjoyed the many bicycling trips with Richard, Winters in Scottsdale, Arizona, quilting, and bridge.  Arlene died at the age of 90 on December 28, 2023, at Sunrise Hill Care Center in Traer.  She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; 4 brothers, 2 in infancy, Ervin, and John; and 2 sisters in law, Marge Tomlinson and Jeanette Tomlinson.  Arlene is survived by 2 sons, James of Dysart and Dale (Janet) of Wilmington, Delaware and their son, Zachary (Kristabel) of Boise, Idaho; 3 nephews, Gary (Barb) Tomlinson of Waterloo, Craig (Cheri) Tomlinson of Peoria, Arizona, and Paul (Merrilee) Tomlinson and their sons, Christopher and Mathew of Cary, North Carolina; a niece, Linda (Leo) Lohse of Gladbrook and their son, John (Rebecca) Lohse of Traer and their daughter, Jody Lohse of Elkhart; and many friends.  The funeral will be on Monday, January 8, 2024, at 10:30 AM, at the Dysart United Methodist Church.  The visitation will be on Sunday, January 7, 2024, from 2:00 to 4:00 PM, at the Dysart United Methodist Church.  The burial will be in Dysart Cemetery. 

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Service Schedule

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Visitation

Sunday, January 7, 2024

2:00 - 4:00 pm (Central time)

Dysart United Methodist Church

602 Tilford St, Dysart, IA 52224

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Funeral Service

Monday, January 8, 2024

Starts at 10:30 am (Central time)

Dysart United Methodist Church

602 Tilford St, Dysart, IA 52224

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Burial

Monday, January 8, 2024

Starts at 11:15 am (Central time)

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