Arthur P. Terlinden, 87
Arthur P. Terlinden, 87, of the town of
Wayne, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 31, 2010, at St. Joseph’s Hospital,
He was born April 30, 1923, on the Terlinden family farm in the town of
Wayne to the late Benjamin and Hedwig (nee Pluedemann) Terlinden. He was
united in marriage to Pearl Kibbel on May 28, 1949, at Salem Church in
Arthur spent his entire life in farming. He served as director of Farmers
Inc. for more than 30 years. He also served on the Zion Evangelical
Lutheran Church Counsel and the Wayne School Board. He loved the outdoors
and enjoyed hunting, fishing, and driving his Gator around the farm.
He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Pearl; two children, Dennis
(Debby) Terlinden and Darlene Krebs, both of the town of Wayne; six
grandchildren, Tim (Tracy) Herman, Keith (Bonnie) Herman, Kristin (Tony)
Cappozzo, Ryan (Melisa) Herman, Tim Krebs and Tricia (Jim) Wichtoski; 10
great-grandchildren, Teagan Herman, Tierney Herman, Kyra Herman, Brady
Herman, Alyce Herman, Brandon Susen, Kaeden Cappozzo, Alec Cappozzo,
Maxwell Herman and Jace Wichtoski; two sisters, Leona Westphal of West
Bend and Arlene Stark of Mesa, Ariz.; two brothers, Elmer Terlinden of
Port Washington and Harold Terlinden of Milwaukee; other relatives and
He was preceded in death by his parents; a son-in-law, Edward Krebs; a
brother, Alvin Terlinden; two sistersin-law, Pat Terlinden and Evelyn
Terlinden; and two brothers-in-law, Chuck Westphal and Roy Stark.
A funeral service in honor of Arthur will be held on Saturday, Sept. 4, at
1 p.m. at Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church in the town of Wayne. The Rev.
Steven Bode will officiate and burial will follow in Zion Lutheran Church
Cemetery. Visitation will be at the church on Saturday from 11 a.m. until
the time of service.
Memorials to Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church are appreciated.
Myrhum-Patten Funeral & Cremation Service, West Bend, is assisting the
family. Online guest book and condolences may be found at