Arlene J. Peterson, age 82, of Glenwood City, WI, passed on Sunday, June 28, 2015 at Glenhaven, Inc. in Glenwood City, WI. Mom is now dancing in heaven with the love of her life, our dad Walt Peterson.
Arlene was born June 7, 1933 in the Township of Glenwood to Leo and Marie (Klinger) Standaert. In her younger years she worked at Bing’s Cafe in Woodville, WI. After returning back to Glenwood City she worked for Bud and June Peterson’s grocery store for 28 years. Upon retirement she was the “cleaning lady” at St. John’s Catholic Church for many years. Arlene loved music, dancing, her garden, her flowers and visiting with her neighbors.
Arlene is preceded in death by her husband Walter, parents, brothers Francis and Leonard, brother-in-law Robert Tuttle, sister-in-law Delores Standaert, and great-grandson Landin Johnson.
Arlene will be greatly missed by her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren. She is survived by 9 children: Gary (Diane) Olson of Apache Junction, AZ, Peggy (Joe) Schug of Baldwin, WI, Steve (Bev) Olson of Glenwood City, WI, Debbie (Roger) Schug of Glenwood City, WI, Greg (Peggy) Olson of Downing, WI, Dan (Melissa) Olson, Jr., (Kathy) Olson, Carol (Gary) Anderson and Mary (Kevin) Lieffring all of Glenwood City, WI; 17 grandchildren and many many great-grandchildren; brother and sister Loran Standaert and Carolyn Tuttle both of Glenwood City, WI; sisters-in-law Thelma Standaert of New Richmond, WI and Paula Standaert of Glenwood City, WI. She is further survived by many nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.
Mass of Christian Burial will be held 11 a.m. Friday, July 3, 2015 at St. John’s Catholic Church in Glenwood City with Father John Long as celebrant. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Friends may call at the Anderson Funeral Home in Glenwood City on Thursday, July 2, 2015 from 4 to 8 p.m. and one prior to services Friday at the church.