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(January 22, 1941 – January 23, 2011)

Dorene E. Arnold, 70, of Midland, died at MidMichigan Medical Center-Midland on January 23, 2011. Dorene was born on January 22, 1941 in Brooklyn, NY to the late John and Eleanor (Swanson) Guerin. Then on May 4, 1962 she married her sweetheart, Harlan “Archie” Arnold who predeceased her on May 6, 2003. Dorene and Harlan owned and operated a dairy farm for over 20 years. She loved geneology, riding their Harley, ceramics, art, puzzles, crafts and playing cards. Dorene is survived by her daughter, Janine Arnold of Midland; sons, Steve (Sally) Arnold of Clarkston, Jim Arnold of Shepherd; grandchildren, Levi, Susan, William, Charlie; her brother Robert Guerin of Edmore and her family at Washington Woods. Dorene was predeceased by her sister Mary Alice Feehan. A Memorial Service will be held on Thursday. Jan. 27, at 4:00 pm at Smith-Miner Funeral Home, 2700 W. Wackerly, with Pastor Paul Murphrey of Calvary Baptist Church officiating. The family will receive friends and family at the Funeral Home on Thursday, Jan. 27 from 1 pm until the time of the service. Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider giving to Washington Woods. Online condolences can be given at smithminer.com