Arnold S. Amerling

Arnold S. Amerling, 99, of Kewaskum, passed away on Thursday, Feb. 1, 2007, at Mapledale Manor in Kewaskum.

He was born on Oct. 17, 1907, in the town of Wayne, the son of the late John and Magdalena (Kudek) Amerling, and on May 24, 1938, he was united in marriage to Cordell Ruplinger at St. Kilian Catholic Church in St. Kilian.

His wife preceded him in death on Aug. 12, 1995.

Arnold was a member of Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Kewaskum, where he served as trustee for many years and was a member of the Holy Name Society.

He farmed in the town of Kewaskum for many years and was a town of Kewaskum supervisor for 21 years.

Arnold will fondly be remembered as an avid gardener.

Survivors include five children, a son-in-law, 13 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren, Audrey (Maurice) Struebing of Kewaskum, Allen (Jeanne) Amerling of Kewaskum and their children, Scott (Tracy) Amerling (and their children, Zachary and Abby), Stephanie (John) Beisbier (and their children, Morgan, Evan and Sarah), Cammie (Scott) Rosenthal (and their children, McKenzie and Sydney) and Craig (Mandy) Amerling (and their children, Mason and Reid); Jim McChain of Kewaskum and Jim and Gloria’s children, Jeff (Candy) McChain (and their children, Benjamin and Devan) and Connie McChain; Ronald (Joanne) Amerling of Kewaskum and their children, Pam Hansen (special friend, Brian) (and her children Jake and Kayla) and Ryan (Sarah) Amerling (and their children, Sam and Anna); David (Cindy) Amerling of Kewaskum and their children, Heather Amerling and Corey (Annie) Amerling; Dale (Bonnie) Amer-ling of Campbellsport and their children, Kevin (Maureen) Amerling, Lisa Amerling (special friend, Mark) and Kari Amerling; sisters-in-law; a brother-in-law; nieces; nephews; and other relatives and friends.

In addition to his wife and parents, Arnold was preceded in death by a daughter, Gloria McChain; a brother, Edwin Amerling; four sisters, Kathryn (Ben) Werner, Sophia (Wendel) Petri, Agnes (Arnold) Hawig and Priscilla (Adam) Kozslowski; and a grandson, Danny.

A Mass of Christian Burial for Arnold will be held at 7 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 11, at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Kewaskum.

Father Edwin Kornath will officiate, and burial will be in the parish cemetery at 10 a.m. on Monday, Feb. 12.

Relatives and friends may call at the church on Sunday, Feb. 11, from 3 p.m. until the time of services.

The Miller Funeral Home in Kewaskum is serving the family.

Additional information and guest book may be found at

The Amerling family wishes to express their sincere thanks to the staff at Mapledale Manor and Vitas Hospice for the care provided to Arnold.