Arlene Baumgartner, 84, of Waterloo, formerly a longtime resident of Cedar Rapids, died at Rosewood Estate of Friendship Village in Waterloo on Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2012.
She was born May 11, 1928, in Cedar Rapids, the daughter of Charles Ernest and Bertha Marie (Odlund) Coleman. Arlene married Elwyn LuRay Baumgartner on Oct. 26, 1946, in Cedar Rapids. He died Feb. 28, 1992. She graduated from Wilson High School in Cedar Rapids. Arlene worked as a seamstress for Stegman Draperies for many years until her retirement.