Arlene Thiel, 87
April 25, 1928 April 10, 2016

Arlene Thiel, 87 Arlene Thiel (nee Zeitler), 87, passed away peacefully surrounded by family April 10, 2016, at Cedar Community, West Bend. She was born to Milton and Clara (nee Duescher) Zeitler in Kewaunee on April 25, 1928. She married her husband, Earl Thiel, in 1950 and together they had five children.

Arlene was an avid knitter and enjoyed making things for her family. She was known for her cooking and baking and she loved to entertain.

Arlene is survived by her children, Rebecca Thiel Conde, Cynthia (Keith) Perrault, Mark (Bette) Thiel, Schuyler Thiel and Tamara (David Kao) Thiel; grandchildren, Melissa, Justin, Stephanie, Evan, Derek, Emily and Zoe; three great-grandchildren; brother, Jerome Zeitler; and nephews, other relatives and friends. She is preceded in death by her parents; her husband. Earl; sister, June Zeitler; son-in-law, Ted Milano Conde; and stepmother, Edith Zeitler.

A funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, April 14, at St. Luke Lutheran Church (4860 Arthur Road, Slinger) with the Rev. Matthew Short presiding. Visitation will be from 9 a.m. until the time of service at the church. Interment will be at Union Cemetery, Slinger.

A special thank you to the caring staff at Cedar Community, West Bend.

The Phillip Funeral Home of West Bend is assisting the family: 262-338-2050 or www.phillipfuneralhome.com.