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Arlene Ann Higgins

September 5, 1934 May 15, 2017
Arlene  Ann Higgins
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Obituary for Arlene Ann Higgins

Arlene Ann Higgins age 82 of West Bloomfield, Michigan was born on September 5, 1934 in Detroit, Michigan to Steven & Bernice Takacs. She passed away Monday, May 15, 2017.

Devoted wife of 37 years to the late Harley Higgins, Sr. (d. 1978). Caring mother of Heather Higgins (d. 2011) and Harley (Cynthia) Higgins. Grandmother of Erin and Garrett. Great grandmother of Amelia. Sister of Ann Lambrecht. Cousin of Lori (Jerry) Ratkos. Also survived by numerous extended family members and friends.

Arlene attended Eastern Michigan University where she received her bachelors degree in 1971 and later furthered her education by receiving her Masters degree in 1974. She was a teacher within the Taylor School District for over 25 years. Arlene was a loving person who will be deeply missed by many family, friends, colleagues and students.

Arlene will be laid to rest at The St. Hedwig Cemetery in Dearborn Heights, Michigan beside her late husband where graveside committal services will take place.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions can be made to the Alzheimers Association in her memory.


Event Information

Services are private.

Cemetery Details


St. Hedwig Cemetery Final Resting Place

23755 Military Rd.
Dearborn Heights, MI 48127

23755 Military Rd. Dearborn Heights 48127 MI
United States

Memorial Contribution

Alzheimer's Association


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