Arland E. Griepentrog, 82
E. Griepentrog, 82, of West Bend, passed away on Monday, Nov. 29, 2010, at
the Samaritan Health Center in West Bend.
He was born on Nov. 13, 1928, in the town of Wayne to Oscar and Vinelda
(nee Boettcher) Griepentrog. On March 1, 1949, he was united in marriage
to Jayne Steffan at Zion Evangelical Luther Church in the town of Wayne.
Arland and Jayne lived in Shawano for 17 years until moving to West Bend
He worked construction for Super Excavators in Butler and enjoyed hunting
Arland is survived by his wife, Jayne of West Bend; four children, Keith
(Lisa) Griepentrog of Silverdale, Wash., Mary (Jim) Radoll of West Bend,
Kelvin (Debbie) Griepentrog of Waukesha and Lola Hall of Racine; six
grandchildren, Kara (Kevin) Pentz, Kurt Griepentrog, Charlotte (John)
Omdoll, Brenda Radoll, Jason Griepentrog, Jessica (Jared) Wegner; two
great-grandchildren, Mackenzie Wegner and Zack Pentz; three sisters, Carol
(Merlin) Volm of the town of Wayne, Ruth (Roman) Saver of Columbus and
Shirley (Lee) Frazier of Madison; two brothers, Lester (Rosie) Griepentrog
of Hartford and Milton Griepentrog of Madison; two sisters-in-law, Eugenia
(Peter) Bruckert of Theresa and Shirley (Herb) Ritger of West Bend; other
relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents and infant brother, Lloyd.
Funeral services in remembrance of Arland will be held on Thursday, Dec.
2, at 6 p.m. at the Myrhum-Patten Funeral Home, 1315 W. Washington St.,
West Bend. The Rev. Steve Bode from Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church will
officiate and entombment will be in Wisconsin Memorial Park on Friday at
11:30 a.m. Visitation will be at the funeral home on Thursday from 3 p.m.
until the time of the service.
Memorials to Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church or the Children’s Diabetes
Foundation are appreciated by the family.
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