RACINE - Arlene C. Wrixton, age 87, passed away Monday, August 18, 2014 at Wheaton Franciscan All Saints Medical Center. Arlene was born in Racine, May 2, 1927, daughter of the late Wilfred and Evangeline (Nee: LeFebvre) St. Martin. On February 15, 1947 in Racine she was united in marriage to Kenneth C. Wrixton. Arlene was a member of St. Edward Catholic Church and life member of the D.A.V. Auxiliary Chapter 9. She was a loving and devoted wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother who will be deeply missed. Survivors include her loving husband of sixty-seven years, Kenneth; her daughters and sons-in-law, Karen (Jeff) DeLoia, Kathie (Mike) Cottonaro, all of Racine; five grandchildren, Ken (Kathy) Hinze, Kim (Pete) Leslie, Kyle DeLoia, Kari (Shawn) Zdrojewski, Mikey Cottonaro II (Autumn Owen); five great-grandchildren; sister, Patricia (Clem) Steinhoff; brother, Tony (Ruth) St. Martin; brother-in-law, Robert Sokolowski; sisters-in-law, Bette St. Martin, Audrey Dekeuster; nieces, nephews, other relatives and many dear friends. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her sisters, Dorothy St. Martin, Rita Sokolowski, Rosemary Marusich, Delores Krezinski; brothers, Arthur and Frank. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Friday, August 22, 2014, 11:00 A.M. at St. Edward Catholic Church, 1401 Grove Avenue, with Rev. Bill Burkert officiating. Entombment will follow at Graceland Cemetery. Relatives and friends may meet with the family on Friday at the church from 10:00 A.M. until time of Mass at 11:00 A.M. In lieu of flowers, Masses to be said in Arlenes name have been suggested. The family extends their sincere gratitude to Dr. Ryan Engel, Dr. Gerald Wisniewski, and their respective staffs, and 3rd Floor staff at Wheaton Franciscan for their loving and compassionate care. MARESH-MEREDITH & ACKLAM FUNERAL HOME 803 MAIN ST. RACINE, WI 53403 (262) 634-7888 Please send condolences to www.meredithfuneralhome.com
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Published in Racine Journal Times on Aug. 20, 2014