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Arlene Elizabeth Metz (Polhamus)

1930 - 2020

Arlene Elizabeth Metz (Polhamus), 90 yrs, of Ida, MI, died Tuesday, July 14, 2020, in Medilodge of Monroe, MI. Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, all services are private. A private burial will take place at Roselawn Memorial Park, LaSalle, MI. 

Born February 6, 1930, in Monroe, MI. Arlene was the daughter of Grant and Alice (Quinnan) Polhamus. She was a 1949 Monroe High School Graduate. Later earning her PN from Jones School of Nursing in Ann Arbor. She was a homemaker and worked as a custodian at MB&T in Ida, MI. She married Arnold Metz on September 2, 1954, in St. Joseph Catholic Church, Ida, MI. Arnold died on April 10, 2003. She was a member of St. Mary Magdalen Catholic Church, Melvindale, MI, and former member of St. Gabriel Catholic Parish, St. Joseph Catholic Church, Ida, MI, where she was a member of the Christian Mothers. She loved to knit, word search puzzles and watching re-runs on TV. 

Survivors include her daughter, Sharon Metz. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, a brother, Ralph Metz, Nephews, John Polhamus, Ernest Eby, and a niece, Virginia Radcliffe. 

Memorial contributions can be made to St. Mary Magdalen Catholic Church, Melvindale, MI.