Arlene Lorraine Hubbert Thompson, age 77, of Alexander, N.D., formerly of Terry passed away Monday, June 12, 2017, after a brief illness.
Arlene was born on July 3, 1939, in Lemmon, S.D., to Roy and Elizabeth Neese. She graduated from Dawson County High School in Glendive. Arlene met the love of her life, Dale Hubbert, and in 1963, they were united in marriage in Gillette, Wyo. Together they raised their five children, Don, David, Kelly, Laurie and Michelle. Arlene graduated from nursing school and became an RN, a profession that truly showcased the caring and compassionate soul she was. She was known for her kindness and touched many lives during her wonderful career. Arlene and her family spent many weekends decompressing at their cabin on Fort Peck Lake, often enjoying their get away with close friends Keith and Pam Hanson. It was a little piece of heaven on earth.
Arlene had such an amazing talent for finding extra time to spend crafting. All of her family and friends looked forward to receiving her beautifully wrapped gifts that were filled with her wonderful creations. Arlene lost her husband, Dale, in 2006. She later met and married Ronald Thompson and they made their home in Alexander, N.D., in the summers and Mesa, Ariz., in the winters. This was a dream come true, giving them an escape from the cold Montana and North Dakota winters. She and Ron enjoyed many mornings going from one estate sale to another finding their next greatest trinkets and treasures.
Arlene is survived by three sons, Don Neese of Miles City, Mont.; David (Shirley) of Alberton, Mont.; and Kelly (Dulcy) of Fallon, Mont.; two daughters, Laurie of Terry; and Michelle (Roger) Gamble of Nampa, Idaho; six grandchildren, Buddy (Debi) Neese of Billings, Mont.; Cori (Travis) Brothers of Bismarck, N.D.; Shawna Christofferson of Miles City, Mont.; Dale James “DJ” of Bozeman, Mont.; Bailey Baptiste and Krew Gamble of Nampa, Idaho; six great-grandchildren, Dylan, Logan, Ryen, Tristen, Avery and Kenadee; and her husband Ron of Alexander, N.D.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Dale; her parents; her siblings; and her daughter-in-law Rosa Neese.
Visitation was held on Friday, June 16, 2017, from 1 - 6 p.m. at Stevenson & Sons Funeral Home in Terry. Funeral services were held on Saturday, June 17, 2017, at 11 a.m. at Stevenson & Sons Funeral Home in Terry. Interment followed at the Prairie County Cemetery.
Should friends desire, memorials may be made to the Prairie County Hospital, where she dedicated over 35 years to caring for others or to Wake Up and Lace Up.
Stevenson & Sons Funeral Home of Terry is in charge of the arrangements. Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting: www.stevensonandsons.com.