Passed away February 16, 2018 at her home. Arlene was born November 6, 1934 in Northville, Oakland County. Arlene, the daughter of the late Ralph and Irene Robinson and lived in the Gobles area since 1965. Arlene was a published author having written over 12 books and numerous news and magazine articles during her lifetime. She was an active civic leader and was a wonderful mother, grandmother, great grandmother and great great grandmother. Surviving are her 7 children and their spouses; numerous grand, great grand and great great grandchildren; a brother Ralph (Laurie) Robinson; many nieces and nephews. The family will meet friends on Monday from 2 - 4 PM and 6 - 8 PM with a Rosary service at 7:30 PM at the Gobles Chapel, D. L. Miller Funeral Home, www.dlmillerfuneralhome.com. Mass of Christian Burial will take place on Tuesday, 11AM at St. Jude Parish. The family suggests memorial contributions be made to St. Jude Parish.