Aug. 21, 1925 - Dec. 4, 2011
Leona Arn of Waukesha died Sunday, Dec. 4, 2011, at Waukesha Memorial Hospital at the age of 86. She was born Aug. 21, 1925, in Mount Horeb, the daughter of Otto H. and Mayme (nee Thistle) Heuser.
On Sept. 2, 1944, she married Clarence Arn in Milwaukee. She was a 50-year member of First Assembly of God in Waukesha and a member of the Red Hat Club. She worked at Briggs & Stratton, Gimbels and prepared hot lunch for the Christian Life Center School. She was co-owner of the Pewaukee Mobile Home Park and enjoyed sewing, making draperies, gardening, baking, spending time with her family and watching sports, especially the Milwaukee Brewers.
She will be sadly missed by her sons, Dennis (Jen) Arn of Hartland, Robert (Mary) Arn of Waukesha and David Arn of Waukesha. She was the dear grandmother of Sara (Nate) Wehmeier of East Troy, Kyle Arn of Waukesha, Andrew (Amy) Arn of Hartford, Adam (Kat) Arn of Port Washington, Jeremy Arn of Bay View, Aimee (Russell) Heder of Waukesha and Katie (David) Ewing of Costa Mesa, Calif., and great-grandmother of Ella, Eli, Liam, Mercy, Hazel and Cullen. She is further survived by her brother and sisters, Dolores Achtor of Oregon, Wis., JoAnn Oldenburg of Brookfield, Rebecca Kloth of Greenfield and Otis (Shirley) Heuser of Milwaukee; brother-in-law, Emil Heins of Milwaukee; and nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Clarence, in 1997; a brother, Darwin Heuser; a sister Rachel Heins; as well as her parents.
Visitation will be held from 2 p.m. until the 4 p.m. funeral service Wednesday, Dec. 7, at First Assembly of God, 1314 S. Grand Ave., Waukesha. Graveside services will take place at 11 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 8, at Prairie Home Cemetery. Please meet at the cemetery office.
Memorials in Leona’s name are appreciated to Heritage Christian School, 175 S. Barker Road, Brookfield, WI 53045.
For further information, please call Randle-Dable-Brisk Funeral, Cremation and Preplanning Services at 547-4035 or go to www.waukeshafunerals.com to leave an online tribute.