Arlene Button Obituary 2024

Arlene Button: A Legacy of Love and Compassion

Chico, CA – Arlene Button, a beloved mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother, passed away peacefully at home on May 18, 2024, surrounded by her family.

Born in Bellingham, Washington, to Christian and Justine Iverson, Arlene was a warm and welcoming presence to all who crossed her path. Her unwavering generosity and compassionate spirit left an enduring mark on countless lives.

A Life Filled with Love and Family

Arlene’s greatest joy was her family. She is survived by her children, Bruce, Dale, Cheryl (Daryl Vercruyssen), and Craig (Diane); grandchildren Jeffrey and Jamie Vercruyssen, Brien (Jessica) Irmer; sister Julie Dienstein; four great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

Her home was a haven where family gatherings were cherished. Arlene adored spending time with her loved ones, playing games, solving puzzles, and singing in the choir at Faith Lutheran Church.

A Passionate Advocate for Community

Beyond her family, Arlene dedicated herself to her community. She was actively involved in her church, volunteering countless hours to support its mission. She was also passionate about cancer awareness and research, having lost a grandson to the disease.

An Inspiration to All

Arlene’s unwavering optimism and positive outlook inspired all who knew her. Despite facing challenges, she always maintained a cheerful disposition and a willingness to help others. Her legacy will continue to resonate through the lives of those she touched.

Memorial Service and Tribute

A public viewing will be held on Friday, June 7, 2024, from 6-8 pm at Newton-Bracewell Chico Funeral Home. A funeral service will follow on Saturday, June 8, 2024, at 9 am at Faith Lutheran Church in Chico. A graveside burial will be held at Chico Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to Faith Lutheran Church or the American Cancer Society in Arlene’s memory.

Share your condolences and memories of Arlene at newtonbracewell.com. Her legacy of love, compassion, and service will forever be etched in our hearts.
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