Arlene J. Rempel, 76, of Peabody, died Dec. 5, 2008, at Newton Medical Center.
She was a homemaker.
Born Aug. 10, 1932 in Peabody, she was the daughter of Jacob and Anna (Seibel) Goentzel.
She married Lee Rempel Sept. 28, 1951 at Peabody First Baptist Church, Peabody. He survives.
She was a member of Peabody United Methodist Church, Peabody.
Survivors include a son, David and Jody Rempel of Peabody; a daughter, Joleen and Mark Lyons of Newton; a brother, Lewis Goentzel; and five grandchildren.
Funeral services were Tuesday at Peabody United Methodist Church, Reverend David Ragland presiding.
A private burial is planned.
A memorial fund has been established with the church.