Arlene E. Stiglich, 80, of Hibbing, died Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017, in Hibbing.

She was born Oct. 24, 1936, in Verndale, Minn., to Martin and Leona (Goche) Karl. Arlene graduated from Verndale High School and went on to get her teaching degree from Bemidji State University. She married Stanley Stiglich on Sept. 10, 1960.

Arlene is survived by her daughter, Stephanie (Scott) Valeri of St. Paul; her son, Mike (Tiffany) Stiglich of Hibbing, a daughter-in-law, Jolene Stiglich of Shoreview, Minn.; and her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Stan Stiglich; her son, John Stiglich; and both of her parents.

Funeral: Per Arlene’s wishes, a private family burial will be held in the Maple Hill Cemetery in Hibbing.

Arrangements are by Dougherty Funeral Home of Hibbing. To leave an online message of condolence, please visit our website at

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