|Birth: ||Jul. 18, 1928|
|Death: ||Jan. 13, 2008|
Arlene M. Kostechka, age 79, formerly of Reedsville, and currently a resident of San Luis Medical and Rehabilitation Center of Ashwaubenon, died there on Sunday, Jan. 13, 2008.
The former Arlene Sitman was born on July 18, 1928, in the town of Franklin, daughter of the late Joseph and Margaret (Meidl) Sitman. She attended St. Michael Catholic Grade School in Whitelaw. On Nov. 9, 1949, Arlene was married to Bernard "Barney" Kostechka at St. Michael Catholic Church in Whitelaw. The couple moved to Reedsville in 1972, and Barney preceded her in death on Jan. 14, 1996. Arlene was a former member of St. Mary's Catholic Church of Reedsville, and was a current member of St. Mary's Catholic Church of Clarks Mills and St. Michael Catholic Church of Whitelaw. Arlene was also a charter member of the Kubale-O'Connell VFW Post 6179 Auxiliary of Kellnersville. In the past, Arlene was a nanny for the Zarnoth family. She was a great fan of the Milwaukee Brewers and the Green Bay Packers.
Survivors include her three daughters and one son-in-law: Susan LaVassor of Green Bay, and her special friend, Harry Krause; Patricia Kostechka of Reedsville; and Lynn (Christopher) Glaza of Grafton; three grandchildren: Paul LaVassor of Green Bay; and Patrick and Lauren Glaza of Grafton; one foster grandchild: Justin Parma of De Pere; one brother and sister-in-law: Robert (Doris) Sitman of Whitelaw; six sisters-in-law and two brothers-in-law: Marie Kostechka of Mishicot; Evelyn Brandl of Manitowoc; Florence Kirt of Francis Creek; Marcella Lemberger of Manitowoc; Marie (Tom) Domek of Brooksville, Fla.; and Donna (Norbert) Hennessey of Whitelaw; three special nieces: Lisa (Eric) Olson of Sherwood; Lori (Wade) Belonga of Manitowoc; and Linda Brunner of Larrabee, and her special friend, Gary Paider; Arlene's extended family: Rick (Barb) Krueger; Raessa Sebo; Tara Ebert; and Kyle Krueger, all of Reedsville. She was preceded in death by her parents: Joe and Margaret Sitman; her husband: Barney Kostechka; an infant son: Bernard Kostechka; and five brothers-in-law: Leo Kostechka; Walter Brandl; Melvin Kirt; Donald Lemberger; and Joe "Gabby" Stuiber.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2008, at St. Michael Catholic Church in Whitelaw. The Rev. David Zimmerman will celebrate the Mass of Christian Burial, with burial to follow at St. Mary's Cemetery Reedsville.
New Saint Mary's Catholic Church Cemetery
Created by: Joe Selinski
Record added: Jan 15, 2008
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