Arlen E. Langton

March 30, 1931 Nov. 24, 2011

Arlen E. Langton of Waukesha, born March 30, 1931, in Waukesha, found peace Thursday, Nov. 24, 2011, after a courageous battle with cancer at the age of 80.

He was the beloved husband of Sally (nee Kauffman) for 55 years; loving father of Scott (Elaine), Jeffrey (Barbara) and Cindy Langton; proud grandfather of Nick, Alex, Hannah and Chloe Langton; brother-in-law of David (Dorothy) Kaufman; and dear uncle of David J. (Charlotte) Kauffman, Steve Kauffman and Kathy (Bob) Hronek. He is also loved and survived by great-nieces and -nephews, other relatives and friends.

Arlen retired as a quality engineer at Waukesha Engine after 46 years of dedicated service. He was a former president of the Waukesha Engine Historical Society, also former president of International Management Council-Waukesha Chapter. He served many years in the National Guard. A graduate of Pewaukee High School, Arlen also attended the Milwaukee School of Engineering. Arlen enjoyed fishing, hunting and boating, but most of all, he enjoyed spending time with his family.

Visitation will be held from 10 a.m. until the noon funeral service Tuesday, Nov. 29, at Church and Chapel Funeral Home, 380 Bluemound Road (at highways J and JJ, four blocks south of Interstate 94), Waukesha. Entombment to follow at Prairie Home Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations to the Waukesha Engine Historical Society are appreciated.
Church and Chapel Rudolph-Larsen Bros. Funeral Home is serving the family. For more information, call 549-0659 or visit www.churchandchapel.com to view the online obituary, leave condolences or receive directions.