Arlene Riegert

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Arlene M. Riegert

1929 - 2018

Arlene M. Riegert, 89, of Union Grove, passed away on Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018, at WI Veterans Home-Gates Hall.

Born in Elkhorn, on July 20, 1929, she was the daughter of the late Ira and Margaret (Storck) Wilday.

On Aug. 10, 1946, she married William G. Riegert in Delavan. He preceded her in death on December 14, 1997. She was educated in the schools of Darien.

Arlene worked for Howard Johnson/Days Inn as a housekeeper for 25 years. She was a member of Peace Evangelical Lutheran Church. She devoted her life to her family and enjoyed spending time with them. She was an excellent cook.

Surviving Arlene are her eight children, Chuck (Valerie) Riegert of Delavan, Sheila Fairchild of Walworth, Diane (Jim) Claeys of Bristol, Joe (Toni) Riegert of Bristol, Debbie (Tom) Mueller of Kenosha, Pam (Mike) Hasenberg of Salem Lakes, Karen (Tony) Velardo of Kansasville, and Cindy (John) Gates of Kenosha; 16 grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren. She is further survived by a sister, Virginia (Russ) Erckfritz of Darien; other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by a sister, Charlotte Brown.

Visitation will be held on Tuesday, Aug. 14, at Proko Funeral Home, from 10:30 a.m. until the time of service at 12:30 p.m. Interment will follow at Southern Wisconsin Veterans Memorial Cemetery.

Proko Funeral Home & Crematory

5111-60th Street Phone: (262) 654-3533

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Published online at on Aug. 12, 2018