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Shirley A. Arnold

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Arnold, Shirley A.

Shriley A. Arnold, age 78, formerly of 845 Cranmoor Road, Nekoosa died Tuesday, December 31, 2013 at the Wisconsin Rapids Care Center.

Funeral Services will be held 11:00 AM Tuesday, January 7, 2014 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Nekoosa, WI. The Rev. John Swing will officiate, burial will be in Riverside Cemetery in Nekoosa, WI. The family will greet relatives and friends at the Church on Tuesday from 10:00 to 11:00 AM.

Shirley was born March 4, 1935 in Pittsville, WI to the late Lawrence and Julia (Grutzik) Sowatzke Sr. She married Charles Arnold on August 10, 1957 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Nekoosa, WI. Charles died on June 7, 2008. Shirley was employed in the finishing room of Nekoosa Papers Inc. (Domtar) for 40 years, retiring on April 1, 1996.

Shirley was an avid bingo player and was a member of Red Hats and the Sacred Heart Catholic Church PCCW.

She is survived by her brother Larry (Patricia) Sowatzke Jr. of Stevens Point, WI, brother-in-law David (Joanne) Arnold of Nekoosa and many nieces and nephews.

Shirley was preceded in death by her parents and husband Charles.

The family would like to extend their appreciation to the staff of Wisconsin Rapids Care Center for the excellent care given to Shirley.

Feldner/Ritchay Funeral Home in Nekoosa is assisting the family.


Published in Wisconsin Rapids Daily Tribune on Jan. 3, 2014
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