Arlene Schrank, age 74, of Huron, died Tuesday, October 6, 2020, at the Prairie View Care Center in Woonsocket. Graveside services will be 10:00 AM, Saturday, October 10, 2020, at Silver Ridge Cemetery in Stickney.
Arlene Carol Herring was born in Mitchell on December 21, 1945, to William and Rachel (Noldner) Herring. She was raised in Mount Vernon where she graduated in 1963. She married Larry Schrank on March 15, 1969, in Mount Vernon. The couple farmed north of Fedora for 25 years. While living in Fedora, she worked at Van Dyke’s Taxidermy in Woonsocket for nine years. She and Larry moved to Trent in 1996, where she worked for Bank First, Capital Card Services, and Citi Bank. After Larry passed away in 2001, she moved to Sioux Falls and then Hartford in 2005. She then worked for Comfort Keepers. Arlene lived in Huron the last few years until moving into the nursing home in Woonsocket in March of 2020.
She enjoyed spending time outdoors, playing cards, and listening to Elvis.
She is survived by her children, Kristi Stark of Huron, and Kevin (Jodi) Schrank of Forestburg; two granddaughters, Whitney (Travis) of Hartford, and Kylee (Jorden) of Colton.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband Larry; one brother, Dareld Herring; and one infant son, Darren.