Arlene Adeline Wentworth, 87, of Rochester died Monday August 22, 2022 at Cottagewood Senior Communities in Rochester. Arlene was born February 25, 1935 near Northwood, IA to Roy and Maxine (Louden) Nelson. As a young girl she grew up near Northwood and graduated from Austin, MN High School in 1953. She then received her nursing degree from Northwestern University in Minneapolis. She was united in marriage to Richard E. Wentworth on June 14, 1957 in Austin. The couple moved to Moorhead for a short time and then moved to Rochester where Arlene began her nursing career at Methodist Hospital retiring in 1994. Arlene enjoyed tending to her flowers, antiquing, traveling with her husband, sewing, fishing, collecting clocks, and most of all spending time with her family. Arlene is survived by her two sons Barry (Barb Froemming) Wentworth of Wabasha, and Bryce (Laura) Wentworth of Rochester, her grandchildren Keegan Wentworth and Richard (Chelsea) Wentworth, and her great grandchildren Madyson Wentworth and Rylee Wentworth, her step grandchildren Courtney (Josh) Dicks and Aaron (Nhi) Fenske and her step greatgrandchildren Dominick and Alena Fenske. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband Richard (2006), infant sister Dixie Nelson, and sister Lois Larson. Funeral service will be held 11:00 AM on Saturday August 27,2022 at Gloria Dei Lutheran Church 1212 12th Ave. NW Rochester, MN, visitation will be held one hour prior to the service at the church. Burial will be at Oakwood East Cemetery. Flowers may be sent directly to Gloria Dei Lutheran Church for Saturday morning delivery prior to 10:00 a.m. Ranfranz and Vine Funeral Home is honored to be serving the Wentworth family; to share a special memory or condolence please visit www.ranfranzandvinefh.com.