Arlene Mae Lockwitz Obituary

Arlene Mae Lockwitz, 81, of Stevensville, MI passed away Wednesday, August 4, 2021 at Spectrum Health Lakeland in St. Joseph.



A Celebration of Life Service will be held at 11:00 A.M., Tuesday, August 10, 2021 at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, 2673 W. John Beers Rd., Stevensville with pastor Jesse Knox officiating. Burial will follow at Lincoln Township Cemetery in Stevensville. Friends may visit from 10:00 A.M. until 11:00 A.M., Tuesday at the church. Memorials may be made to St. Paul’s Lutheran Church or Michigan Lutheran High School. Those wishing to share a memory of Arlene online may do so at www.starks-menchinger.com. Arrangements have been entrusted to Starks & Menchinger Chapel, 269-556-9450.



Arlene was born July 31, 1940 in the house her father built in Watervliet MI to Amos & Agnes (Sweeny) Rosewall. She graduated from Hartford High School in 1959 and then attended North Central Bible College in Minneapolis, Minnesota. On March 9, 1968 she married Myron Lockwitz in Hartford MI. Arlene worked a few years with Van Buren State Bank and then People Savings and Loan Association before she found her calling with Lakeland Hospital. For 32 years, Arlene proudly served many departments of the hospital as an administrative clerk. She was a member of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church where she was involved with Ladies Aid and the Alter Guild. Arlene loved helping others. She volunteered her time cooking with her husband for athletic games at Michigan Lutheran High School for 18 years. She also enjoyed baking, cooking, and spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren.



Arlene is survived by her husband Myron Lockwitz; sons David (Belinda) Lockwitz and Mark (Kimberly) Lockwitz; five grandchildren Christopher Snyder, Holly Lockwitz, Lois Lockwitz, Lillian Lockwitz and Victor Lockwitz; and brother Alvin Rosewall. Arlene was preceded in death by her parents, daughter Susan Lockwitz and two half-brothers. 




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