Arleen Mortensen Smith Herbert, age 90, passed away peacefully at home on August 18, 2023 in Mesa, Arizona. She was born to Udell and Ada Mortensen in Bluewater, New Mexico in 1932. Arleen led a very happy, active life filled with family, friends and many activities including scrapbooking, traveling and beachcombing. She was a faithful member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints throughout her life. She was preceded in death by her first husband, Jay M. Smith, her second husband, Talmage M. Herbert, her parents Udell and Ada Mortensen, brothers Larry Mortensen, Leone Mortensen, Kent Mortensen, sister Vona Jo Edwardson, and stepson Bryan Herbert. She is survived by her brother, Val Mortensen, four children, Jaylene Garrett (Bud), Rodney Smith (Rita), Cindy Bongiorno, Leslie Wilkins, and two stepchildren David Herbert (Terri) and Falene DeLeon. Arleen had many grandchildren and great grandchildren that loved and cherished her as their grandmother.
Funeral services are Saturday, August 26, 2023 at 11:00 a.m., preceded by a visitation at 9:30 a.m. at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints chapel, 1911 North 24th Street, Mesa, AZ. For family and friends that are unable to attend, the services will be available through this ZOOM link: https://zoom.us/j/93601271404.