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Arlene M. Schara, 92, of Sauk City, passed away on Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018, at Sauk Prairie HealthCare.

She was born in Arena, the daughter of John and Ella (Mellonberger) Amacher. Arlene was united in marriage to Iver Schara on Sept. 18, 1943. She was employed by Wisconsin Dairies for many years.

She is survived by; a son, David (Jane) Schara; a daughter, Jacqueline (James) Hoege; grandson, Randall (Sue) Hoege; granddaughter-in-law, Kathryn O’Brien Hoege; great-grandsons, Taylor and Brandon Hoege; sister-in-law, Rosie Johnson; many nieces, nephews; family and friends; special thank you to close friends, Wilbert and Maryann Cummings and Richard Barbian for all you did for Arlene.

She was preceded in death by her husband Iver; a grandson, Ronald Hoege; a sister Judy Lewis; and many other loved ones.

A visitation will be held from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. Saturday, March 3, 2018, at the First United Church of Christ, Sauk City.

Hooverson Funeral Home is assisting the family. For online condolences, visit