Arlene Joanne (Eaton) Hoiland, 86, an Aberdeen resident, passed away on Sunday, February 28, 2021 at her home in Central Park.
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Arlene was born on August 5, 1934 in Portland, OR to Marion C. and Ethel (Bradley) Eaton. From a young age Arlene loved to dance and was able to share that joy with many others here on the harbor and beyond. She graduated in Portland from Washington High School in 1952.
On January 26, 1967, Arlene married Roger W. Hoiland at her parents’ home located in Central Park.
Arlene was a professional dance instructor at several Arthur Murray Dance Centers and Fred Astaire Dance Studios, and taught in many different venues wherever she lived. In San Diego, she had a weekly televised demonstration & dance class.
Arlene is survived by her husband of 54 years, Roger W. Hoiland of Aberdeen; a son, Michael Scott (Sharon) Hughes of San Diego, CA; a granddaughter, Stephanie Hughes; step-daughters: Resa Hoiland of Olympia, WA and Kathy Hoiland of Rochester, WA; step-grandchildren: Matthew Balder, Lindsey Balder, Jennifer Benton and Jessica (David) Rose; step-Great Grandchildren: Kalia Benton and Kiera Benton.
There will be a private family inurnment service at Fern Hill Cemetery in Aberdeen, WA on April 16, 2021. A Celebration of Life/Memorial Dance will be announced at a later date.
A card of condolence or of a memory can be sent to the family at www.fernhillfuneral.com
Arrangements are entrusted to Twibell’s Fern Hill Funeral Home in Aberdeen, WA.