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Dorothea A Gates Arenz
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Birth: May 22, 1908
Waukesha County
Wisconsin, USA
Death: Jun. 26, 2006
Saint Charles
Kane County
Illinois, USA

Wife of Wesley E Arenz
Parents: Augustus Gates & Lavinda Machold


Dorothea A Arenz, 98, died Monday, June 26, 2006, at Lakeland Health Care Center in Elkhorn. She was born May 22, 1908, in Melindys Prairie, Eagle, the daughter of Augustus and Lavinda (nee Machold) Gates.

In her early years, Dorothea was employed at the Wauwatosa Children's Home as a nurse's aid. She was a member of the North Prairie United Methodist Church, the Methodist Women, Mary Circle, a 75-year member of the Royal Neighbors of America, the North Prairie Garden Club, the Double or Nothing Card Club, the North Prairie Lionesses and the North Prairie Firemen's Auxiliary. She loved gardening and her flowers.

She married Wesley E Arenz in Palmyra on Sept 29, 1928.

She is survived by her son, Dale (Sue) Arenz of Delafield; daughter, Kay (Don) Muehling of St Charles, Ill; grandchildren, Debra Muraski of Munising, Mich, Peter (Jodie) Arenz of Oswego, Ill, Sandra (Michael) Imundo of Plain Field, Ind, and William Muehling of Lake in the Hills, Ill; great-grandchildren, Ryan, Michelle, Cassandra, Crystal and Brittnay Muraski, Zackary, Benjamin and Emily Arenz, Wesley and Leyra Imundo and Ry Muehling; nieces, Darlene (Jerry) Hunt of Merritt Island, Fla, Sherrell (Phil) Morris of Addison, Mich, and Cynthia (Richard) Olson of Chuluota, Fla; and many great-nieces and great-nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Wesley; her parents; her brother, Darrell (Dorina) Gates; brother-in-law, Kenneth Arenz; and sister-in-law, Isabel (Merlin) Pluess.

Thank you Chuck for the obituary 
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  Wesley E Arenz (1900 - 1979)
North Prairie Cemetery
North Prairie
Waukesha County
Wisconsin, USA
Plot: 167-6 West
Created by: snyder_nepa
Record added: Sep 04, 2010
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